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After Whistler : the artist and his influence on American painting.

Merrill, Linda; Simpson, Marc

After Whistler : the artist and his influence on American painting.

by Merrill, Linda; Simpson, Marc

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Published in New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003 .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22551944M
ISBN 100300101252

  After returning to Europe he commenced work on a series of monumental figure compositions for called the Six Projects (Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.), that reflect the influence of the English artist Albert Moore. In Whistler began to sign his paintings with a butterfly monogram composed of his initials. After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting. Exh. cat. p. 22, fig. Susan Hobbs. The Whistler Peacock Room. Washington. pp, pl. Louis Gallet. The Whistler Book: A Monograph of the Life and Position in Art of James McNeill Whister.

The Whistler Book: A Monograph of the Life and Position in Art of James McNeill Whister, Together with a Careful Study of His More Important Works. Boston. p. , pl. Barbara Novak, Elizabeth Garrity Ellis. Nineteenth Century American Painting: The Thyssen .   Japanese art has long been a source of fascination and inspiration for Western artists. From the 17th century onwards, Dutch imports of East Asian objets d’art created a frenzy among wealthy Europeans for exotic silks, ceramics, and other treasures. The Dutch had an exclusive trade agreement with Japan during this period, but when American commodore Matthew Perry entered Edo Bay with.

  O ver the last century and a half Whistler’s mother has been having a high old time. Perhaps was the giddiest year: Cole Porter name-checked her in “You’re the Top” while the US.   Influence. It is said that James Whistler discovered Japanese prints in a Chinese tearoom nearby London Bridge and that Claude Monet first came upon them used as wrapping paper in a spice shop in Holland. The influence of Japan on European art was very different from the influence of other oriental art forms from earlier periods.


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After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting by Linda Merrill; Marc Simpson; John Siewert; Lee Glazer; Sylvia Yount; Robyn Asleson; Lacey Taylor Jordan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "After Whistler juxtaposes fourteen of the artist's most important works with an array of pictures by thirty-eight other American painters - including Henry Ossawa Tanner, William Merritt Chase, and John Singer Sargent - to demonstrate how Whistler's American contemporaries were affected by his techniques, color palette, compositions, and subject matter.

After Whistler: the artist and his influence on American painting / / Linda Merrill [et al.] New Haven: High Museum of Art, c Summary of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. One of the most significant figures in modern art and a forerunner of the Post-Impressionist movement, James Abbott McNeill Whistler is celebrated for his innovative painting style and eccentric personality.

He was bold and self-assured, and quickly developed a reputation for his verbal and legal retaliations against art critics, dealers, and artists. Early years.

Whistler was born of Scottish-Irish ancestry. As a boy, he spent some time in Russia at St. Petersburg, where his father was a civil engineer; after a short stay in England en route, he was back in the United States by He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, but he soon abandoned the army for art.

Like many of his compatriots he was fascinated by Paris. Whistler’s Mother () – James McNeill Whistler. James McNeill Whistler, though primarily active in the United Kingdom, was an influential American artist of the late 19th was against sentimentality and moral allusion in painting and believed that true art is “complete in itself” and divorced from such attachments.

The subject of this painting is his mother Anna McNeill. Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1: Portrait of the Artist's Mother.

Otherwise known as Portrait of the Artist's Mother, Anna McNeill Whistler is clothed in a long black dress with a simple white lace cap, seated in profile, steadily gazing ahead, and holding a white handkerchief in her the wall behind her appears a reproduction of Whistler's View of the Thames.

Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket is a c. painting by James Abbott McNeill Whistler held in the Detroit Institute of painting exemplified the Art for art's sake movement – a concept formulated by Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier and Charles Baudelaire. First shown at the Grosvenor Gallery in London init is one of two works (the other being Nocturne in.

Red and Black () Private Collection. Biography. A major figure in Victorian art, the small, egotistical and quarrelsome, Whistler was associated with the Aesthetic Movement, believing in creating art for art's ly influenced by Edouard Manet and Diego Velazquez, he strove to express the harmony and beauty of music through visual means, and is best remembered for his Impressionist.

Whistler received support from Millais in his early years, and was to write approvingly of Millais's Eve of St Agnes, a painting that clearly indicates the influence of Whistler's own White Girl. For most writers on the relationship between the two artists, this is where the story ends.

"This illustrated book - published to commemorate the centenary of the artist's death - addresses Whistler's extraordinary legacy and establishes his pivotal place in the history of American art." "After Whistler juxtaposes fourteen of the artist's most important works with an array of pictures by thirty-eight other American painters - including Henry Ossawa Tanner, William Merritt Chase, and John Singer Sargent - to demonstrate how Whistler's American.

In her superb book, Nocturne: Night in American Art, (), Hélène Valance details the ways in which Whistler’s nocturnes captured, or perhaps even created, a burgeoning American obsession with nighttime. The invention and dissemination of electric light made darkness visible, made the night a new and inhabitable frontier.

Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, best known under its colloquial name Whistler's Mother, is a painting in oils on canvas created by the American-born painter James McNeill Whistler in The subject of the painting is Whistler's mother, Anna McNeill painting is by inches (1, mm × 1, mm), displayed in a frame of Whistler's own design.

Created by the iconic James McNeill Whistler, the painting is famous for its role in one of the 19 th century’s most infamous libel suits. (Whistler sued art critic James Ruskin after the latter. The Anglo-American artist James McNeill Whistler ( – ) is a household name – a man who inspired and astonished the Victorian world.

Less well known, though, is the influence of nature on Whistler’s work. This innovative and compelling study reconsiders Whistler’s work from the context of his military service and his relationship with ‘nature at the margins,’ showing how. A passionate collector and champion of modern art, the Chicago lawyer Arthur Jerome Eddy commissioned James McNeill Whistler to paint his portrait after viewing the artist’s work at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

The two became lasting friends, and Eddy published a book on Whistler after the artist’s death in Start studying Chapter 31 - European and American Art Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (/ˈwɪslər/; J – J ) was an American artist, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom. He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, and was a leading proponent of the credo "art for art.Whistler’s education in art began with drawing lessons there.

After his father’s death inthe family returned to the United States. Following his late father, Whistler entered West Point in but was discharged in without graduating. He worked briefly for the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey, where he learned to etch, but left in.His influence is still felt everywhere in American painting.

And his endless blessing and eternal curse is to be held in the contempt of the familiar, to be forgotten and forever rediscovered by.