(American School)

THE-LITTLE-WHITE-GIRL

The Little White Girl by JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER (American School)

  THE LITTLE WHITE GIRL JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER (American School) THE most persuasive champion of “art for art’s sake” 1n the nineteenth cen­ tury was Whistler, an expatriate American who thrived in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Europe. Like a born Frenchman, he affiliated himself with the superior painters of Paris, and was constantly before …

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THE-CONCERT-SINGER

The Concert Singer by THOMAS EAKINS {American School}

The Concert Singer by THOMAS EAKINS {American School} The Concert Singer was one of a series of portraits Eakins painted of Philadelphia natives who were prominent in science and culture, with the intent of producing major showpieces for exhibition. The painting exemplifies Eakins’s desire to truthfully record visual appearances with “historical value.” Eakins drew, painted, …

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NOVEMBER-EVENING

November Evening by CHARLES BURCHFIELD {American School}

November Evening by CHARLES BURCHFIELD {American School}   CHARLES BURCHFIELD is one of those grim, gifted, independent “Americans who take nothing for granted, essentially a Middle Westerner with a melancholy, sharp-seeing interest in hard facts; He was reared in drab towns and monotonous farnflands that no one loved.   (This Limited Edition Original Book Plate/Lithograph, …

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