|Plot Summary of James McNeill Whistler - Beyond The Myth|
|" This is the biography of the artist James McNeill Whistler.
Taking the best of Impressionism and Realism, Whistler's uniquely individual treatments of color are unforgettable. We think of "Nocturne In Blue and Gold," his muted yet powerful study of London's Old Battersea Bridge.
Born in Massachusetts in 1834, Whistler spent part of his youth in Russia. For a time he lived in Paris, where he was an adherent of Courbet's. Later, he settled in London, becoming a friend of Oscar Wilde's and a visible "dandy" of the art circuit.
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|Review Analysis of James McNeill Whistler - Beyond The Myth|
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- Some in color 1-5
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