Home > Art >

Romantics & Realists: Whistler
Romantics & Realists: Whistler


 
Alternative Views:


Item #:  D7064
Our Price: $19.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 50 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031706491
ISBN: 0-7697-8309-0


Availability: In Stock

Description
 
To Watch A Short Clip Click Here
Please click here to download Windows Media Player for MAC.

Renowned for his witty banter, the work of American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler led many critics to believe him to be the forerunner of abstract art. A talented engraver who produced numerous etchings, lithographs and dry-points, Whistler is best known for his financially ruinous libel suit with the critic John Rushkin.

The painting that was at the heart of the case, Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket, was one of his near-abstract nighttime images of the River Thames. It is these nocturnal scenes, along with his highly stylized portraits that secure his reputation today. Whistler's radical emphasis on composition at the expense of subject matter was typified when he painted his famous portrait of his mother and called it Arrangement in Grey and Black.

Titles in the series include:
D7060 Delacroix
D7061 Rossetti
D7062 Freidrich
D7063 Goya
D7064 Whistler
D7065 Courbet

 

Share |


Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Art
Art > Pre 1900

Most Popular Categories