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Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903

Overview
Works: 2,508 works in 4,444 publications in 6 languages and 78,137 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Conference proceedings  Art  History  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Engraver, Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Other, Creator, Lithographer, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: ND237.W6, 759.13
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James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art by David Park Curry( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated: The Margaret A. Bailey Art Collection
James McNeill Whistler by John Walker( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse schilder (1834-1903)
The etchings of James McNeill Whistler by Katharine Jordan Lochnan( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James McNeill Whistler by Richard Dorment( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a catalogue of the largest exhibition devoted to Whistler since his death in 1903
The gentle art of making enemies. With an introd. by Alfred Werner by James McNeill Whistler( Book )

116 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Whistler : the artist and his influence on American painting( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 contemporaries were affected by his techniques, color palette, compositions, and subject matter. The introduction to the book provides an overview of Whistler's association with American artists and the reception of his work in the United States. The essays that follow discuss Whistler's Venetian sojourn and its effect on the American artists who flocked to that city: his relationship with Philadelphia's art community; the Whistler Memorial Exhibition held in Boston in 1904; and much more." "This volume is essential reading anyone interested in American art and Whistler's role in it's history."--Jacket
TurnerWhistlerMonet : impressionist visions by Katharine Jordan Lochnan( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and French and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La muestra constituye un diálogo artístico en torno a el tiempo y el espacio inaugurados cuando las pinturas de Turner inspiran el brillo imaginativo de Whistler y Monet, marcando un nuevo camino en la evolución del realismo hacia el impresionismo y el simbolismo
Palaces in the night : Whistler in Venice by Margaret F MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year 1879 found the American artist James McNeill Whistler in London, in the dire financial straits which led to his bankruptcy. In September, armed with a contract from the Fine Art Society for a set of twelve etchings, he sought refuge in Venice. With his model and mistress Maud Franklin he stayed there for some fourteen months. The unique and timeless beauty of Venice inspired some of his greatest works: atmospheric oil paintings of Venetian nights, a hundred vivid pastels, and fifty of Whistler's finest etchings." "This illustrated book discusses the whole range of Whistler's Venetian work. The views he chose ranged from quiet canals to Renaissance palaces. He found beauty in intimate scenes of ordinary life, drawing fishermen and bead-stringers at their work. Whistler's approach to Venice, and his selection and treatment of subjects, casts revealing light on this creative process and shows his changing artistic response to the city itself and to individual subjects."--Jacket
James McNeill Whistler : drawings, pastels, and watercolours : a catalogue raisonné by Margaret F MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painter, etcher, draughtsman, lithographer, watercolourist, and author of critical essays and aphorisms, James McNeill Whistler had a tremendous influence on the art and aesthetics of his era. Born in Massachusetts in 1834, he settled in London when he was twenty-five years old and for the next four decades produced hundreds of highly acclaimed (and sometimes highly criticised) works. His prodigious output and proficiency, along with his eccentricities, polemics, and arguments with critics, won him wide recognition. This catalogue raisonne of Whistler's drawings, pastels and watercolours makes available many of his works that have never before been exhibited or published and vividly demonstrates the wide range of his art. His drawings reveal the everyday working out of his ideas and note the world as it passed by Whistler with vigour and humour. The pastels include sensitive portraits, vigorous studies of models in the studio, and detailed views of Venetian palaces. The watercolours, perhaps his finest works, catch the subtle colours of northern skies and ever-changing seascapes
Drawing near : Whistler etchings from the Zelman Collection by Ruth Fine( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whistler and Montesquiou : the butterfly and the bat by Edgar Munhall( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the sage of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's painting of Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac"--Page 9. Painting held by the Frick Collection
Whistler, prosaic views, poetic vision : works on paper from the University of Michigan Museum of Art by Carole McNamara( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whistler landscapes and seascapes by Donald Holden( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents how Whistler's unorthodox pictorial design and vision of space set the stage for geometric abstractions
Whistler's mother : an American icon( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated volume looks at the life of Anna Matilda Whistler, the genesis and history of the portrait, and examines the relationship between mother and son that inspired the painting. It explores the growth of Whistler's 'Mother' as a potent image, its appearance inspiring mass pilgrimages and adulation, and looks more broadly at the portrait of the artist's mother as a productive source of artistic inspiration following Whistler."--Jacket
Whistler by Frances Spalding( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Whistler's ten o'clock by James McNeill Whistler( Book )

59 editions published between 1885 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Whistler by Michael Howard( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With kindest regards : the correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903 by Charles Lang Freer( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James McNeill Whistler : a reexamination( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance Mallarmé-Whistler; histoire de la grande amitié de leurs dernières années by Stéphane Mallarmé( Book )

11 editions published in 1964 in French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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James McNeill Whistler
Alternative Names
Abbott MacNeill Whistler, James 1834-1903

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Джеймс Вістлер

Уистлер, Джеймс Эббот Мак-Нейл англо-американский художник

Уистлер, Джемс Мак Нейль 1834-1903

Уистлер, Джемс Эббот 1834-1903

Џејмс Мекнил Вислер

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Languages
English (490)

French (32)

German (23)

Italian (7)

Russian (2)

Czech (2)

Covers
James McNeill WhistlerThe gentle art of making enemies. With an introd. by Alfred WernerAfter Whistler : the artist and his influence on American paintingTurnerWhistlerMonet : impressionist visionsPalaces in the night : Whistler in VeniceJames McNeill Whistler : drawings, pastels, and watercolours : a catalogue raisonnéWhistler and Montesquiou : the butterfly and the batWhistler landscapes and seascapes