Whistler : a life for art's sake / Daniel E. Sutherland.
Publication year: 2018
Media class: Book
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780300232639 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This biography of James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) makes extensive use of the artist's private correspondence to tell the story of his life and work. This engaging personal history dispels the popular notion of Whistler as merely a combative, eccentric and unrelenting publicity seeker, a man as renowned for his public feuds with Oscar Wilde and John Ruskin as for the iconic portrait of his mother.
Additional information: 510 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
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