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2 edition of Whistler in Venice found in the catalog.

Whistler in Venice

University of Glasgow. Department of Fine Arts.

Whistler in Venice

etchings, drypoints and pastels; (a catalogue of an exhibition held in Glasgow University print room 2nd-26th February 1971).

by University of Glasgow. Department of Fine Arts.

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Published by Glasgow University Print Room in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whistler, James McNeill, -- 1834-1903.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14092748M

      I'm a huge fan of Whistler's pastel landscapes. He made a number in his lifetime however he did a series in Venice while there making his suite of etchings of Venice following the court case against Ruskin which he lost. Margaret F. MacDonald writes about his approach to using pastels in Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice.   Portrait Lessons from James Abbott McNeill Whistler James Abbott McNeill Whistler was a leading artist in his day. He was forward-thinking and unapologetic in his belief in art for art's sake. Meanwhile he was a skillful and diverse painter who explored voraciously throughout his career. His legacy continues to inspire steer and inspire contemporary painters.

    The unique, romantic city of Venice makes a fascinating setting for novels, historical fiction, and mystery books. Here are my recommendations for books that take place in Venice, all of which I have read and enjoyed. We start with a coffee table book with stunning photos and author quotes. Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice: Margaret F. MacDonald: Books - 5/5(1).

    Rome2rio makes travelling from Whistler to Venice easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Whistler to Venice right here.   “Whistler arrived in Venice bankrupt in the wake of a sensational libel trial against John Ruskin in London,” writes Alastair Grieve, author of the book “Whistler in Venice.


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Whistler in Venice by University of Glasgow. Department of Fine Arts. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Planning only a brief stay in Venice inWhistler found himself enchanted by the city's beauty and remained for more than a year. This lovely book is the first to follow Whistler's progress throughout Venice as he produced fifty etchings, a few oils, and a remarkable group of one hundred by: 1.

In SeptemberJames McNeill Whistler boarded the Venice-bound night train in Paris. He was forty-five years old and bankrupt. What was to be a three-month stay in the Italian city—long enough to complete a set of twelve etchings—stretched to fourteen months.5/5(7). Get this from a library. Whistler's Venice.

[A I Grieve] -- "Planning a brief stay in Venice to create twelve commissioned etchings, Whistler became enchanted with the beauty of the city in and remained there for more than a year.

He worked in all areas. An appendix of Whistler's letters from Venice provides an entertaining account of his time there and also deepens the reader's understanding of how the city challenged and inspired him. pages. Whistler, James McNeill, Catalogs, Venice (Italy)--In art--Catalogs.

With Whistler in Venice. New York: Century Co.,© (OCoLC) Named Person: James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Otto H Bacher; Howard Coppuck Levis; Lessing J.

Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress). Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice examines the life and artistic development of James Abbott McNeill Whistler (–), one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century, through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venice sets are representative of three important periods in Whistler’s life: as a.

A History of Venice, by John Julius Norwich, is an in-depth analysis of the history of the Republic of Venice from inception to its eclipse and demise. Venice came together around the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire, as refugees from various Italian cities found themselves fleeing an onslaught of German and Hun invaders/5().

The Whistler is a tale of the perfect storm of corruption, a corruption so profound and well hidden that it lasts decades and involves an entire Native American tribe, countless of mobsters that have previously evaded law enforcement attention, numerous murders, a /5.

xiii, p. incl. 40 pl. front., 4 facsim. 29 cm. Book/Printed Material | Photo, Print, Drawing With Whistler in Venice, / by Otto H.

Bacher; illustrated with many reproductions of Whistler's work, and of etchings and photographs by the author. James McNeill Whistler, in full James Abbott McNeill Whistler, (born JLowell, Massachusetts, U.S.—died JLondon, England), American-born artist noted for his paintings of nocturnal London, for his striking and stylistically advanced full-length portraits, and for his brilliant etchings and articulate theorist about art, he did much to introduce.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler RBA (/ ˈ w ɪ s l ər /; J – J ) was an American artist active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom.

He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, and a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake". His signature for his paintings took the shape of a stylized butterfly Education: United States Military Academy, West Point.

Alastair Grieve Whistler's Venice Yale University Press The book opens with 8 pages of a map of Venice published inthe year Whistler arrived in Venice. It is illustrated with plates, some of Whistler's own paintings and drawings and many others showing the scene that Whistler painted with photographs, some contemporary and some.

Title [21 pastels of Venice by James McNeill Whistler made during his stay from to ] Summary Illustration shows " thumb note sketches of the Venice pastels lithographed by the author.". In SeptemberJames McNeill Whistler boarded the Venice-bound night train in Paris. He was forty-five years old and bankrupt.

What was to be a three-month stay in the Italian city--long enough to complete a set of twelve etchings--stretched to fourteen months.

When Whistler returned to London, he brought back over fifty magnificent etchings and a hundred pastels, far in excess of the. Whistler and His Circle in Venice offers new insight into the career of one of the period's most important figures.

Packed withWhistler's beautiful evocations of one of the best-loved cities in the world, this book will appeal as much to lovers of Venice as to those fascinated by Whistler : Eric Denker. With Whistler in Venice by Otto H Bacher (Otto Henry) (Creator) starting at $ With Whistler in Venice has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Whistler in Venice: The Pastels. Jan. 18 through J When expatriate American artist James Mc Neill Whistler (­) went to Venice inhe only intended to stay a short time in order to complete a commission for 12 er fell in love with the city -- especially its backwater canals and decaying palazzos-and stayed for 14 months.

The trial ruined Whistler financially, and he had to sell his new house and sell off his porcelain collection. Fortunately, the Fine Arts Society commissioned Whistler to do twelve etchings of Venice, Italy.

He spent fourteen months in Venice doing many etchings as well as small oils, watercolors, and pastels. Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice Janu –J This exhibition—the first at the Gallery dedicated to James Abbott McNeill Whistler—examines one of the most celebrated artists of the 19th century through the lens of three of his earliest and most innovative sets of etchings, the so-called French, Thames, and Venice.

I acquired "Whistler's Venice" by Alastair Grieve after seeing the Turner, Whistler, Monet exhibition in Paris. I was hugely impressed by Whistler's pastel drawings and etchings of Venice and wanted to know more and this book delivers. It provides: information about the 50 etchings and around pastels of Venice he produced during a 14 month.

The Whistler is a novel written by American author John was released in hardcover, large print paperback, e-book, compact disc audiobook and downloadable audiobook on Octo It is a legal thriller about Florida Board on Judicial Conduct investigator Lacy Stoltz.

The plot centers on the legal and moral problems involved in Native American : John Grisham.Whistler in Venice. In Whistler traveled to Venice to create a series of twelve etchings commissioned by the Fine Art Society in London.

Beguiled by the city, he stayed for fourteen months instead of the allotted three and completed approximately fifty etchings.The Venetian hours of Henry James, Whistler, and Sargent Item Preview It is a celebration not only of the lives and works of three major artists, but of the wonderfully romantic city of Venice itself."--from book jacket "A Bulfinch Press book." Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Access-restricted-item true AddeddatePages: