James McNeill Whistler and Watercolour: Making and Meaning


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James McNeill Whistler
American: 1834–1903
Girl seated in profile to the left, with a baby 1890/5
Watercolour
The Whistler Estate, presented by Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1935

Whistler again uses delicate brushstrokes on Japanese paper, outlining the figures in grey wash. The girl is thought to be one of the Pettigrew sisters, possibly with her niece. GLAHA 46160

Girl seated in profile to the left, with a baby 1890/5