Whistler James Abbott McNeill


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Whistler

, James Abbott McNeill 1834-1903.
American painter whose subtle coloring and tonal harmony were influenced by musical aesthetics and Japanese art. His works include a portrait of his mother, entitled Arrangement in Grey and Black (1871).
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