James Abbott McNeill Whistler
(1834 - 1903)
James Abbott McNeill Whistler was active/lived in Massachusetts / England, France. James Whistler is known for figure, landscape, and portrait painting, etching.
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Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, James Whistler became one of the most
influential late 19th-century American painters and etchers, although
he lived primarily in England. He worked in a wide variety of
styles that included Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau.
He was especially influential in the Tonalist movement and was a
catalyst for those who wanted to break away from prescribed academic
methods, credited with being the first American modernist to influence
He also created 179 lithographs, having received a
commission in 1879, and from that time, he worked in graphics, pastel,
and watercolor, and favorite subjects were subtly delineated cityscapes
or ships at docks.
He was raised bo
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