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Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903), painter and printmaker

Robin Spencer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early life and education, 1834-1859 | Early career in London, 1859-1877 | Whistler versus Ruskin, 1877-1879 | The artist as critic 1879-1884 | Whistler's 'Ten o'clock' lecture, 1885 | The growth of Whistler's reputation in Britain and abroad, 1885-1892 | Late years, 1892-1903 | Memorials, influence, and posthumous reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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