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Whistler

Door Frances Spalding

Categorie
Schilderkunst
Boeknummer
#238295
Titel
Whistler
Auteur
Spalding, Frances
Boektype
Paperback
Uitgeverij
London, Phaidon
Jaar van uitgave
1994
ISBN10
0714831867
ISBN13
9780714831862
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was one of the most original artists of the late nineteenth century. Flamboyant dandy and ebullient publicist, friend of Oscar Wilde, Whistler was also a meticulous craftsman dedicated to the perfection of his art. Whistler was born in America but trained in Paris. He began as a realist painter but gradually developed a startlingly original method of composition, refining his technique to the barest essentials. He was one of the first to argue that the abstract ingredients of a painting - the lines, shapes, colours and tones - could in themselves be the subject; he entitled the portrait of his mother Arrangement in Grey and Black. This book provides a wide survey of carefully selected works, illustrated with 48 full-page colour plates and accompa
... (Lees verder)nying notes, making it an ideal introduction to Whistler's art.
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