James McNeill Whistler and Watercolour: Making and Meaning


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James McNeill Whistler
American: 1834–1903
A nude girl with a parasol c. 1886
Watercolour
The Whistler Estate, presented by Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1935

Whistler's handling of the background is comparable to his oil painting method by which, in one session, he would cover the canvas in thin layers of liquefied paint. GLAHA 46111

A nude girl with a parasol c. 1886