James Abbott McNeill Whistler | Tonalist painter
James Abbott McNeill Whistler [1834-1903], pittore Americano, nacque a Lowell, nel Massachusetts. Nel 1843 suo padre si trasferì con la famiglia in Russia, per lavorare alla linea ferroviaria San Pietroburgo, Mosca. Nel 1849, alla morte del padre, Whistler tornò negli Stati Uniti con la madre e nel 1851 entrò nella scuola militare di West Point, che abbandonò nel 1854 per dedicarsi al disegno e all'incisione.
Whistler Art Collection // James Abbott McNeill Whistler (/wslr/; July 10, 1834 – July 17, 1903) 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 arts sake. His famous signature for his paintings was in the shape of a stylized butterfly possessing a long stinger for a tail. The symbol was apt, for it combined both aspects of…
The Gold Scab, 1879 - James McNeill Whistler - WikiArt.org
‘The Gold Scab’ was created in 1879 by James McNeill Whistler in Japonism style. Find more prominent pieces of genre painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.