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James Abbott McNeill Whistler  American  1834 -1903
Born: Lowell Massachusetts  
Died: London  Great Britain 
Active:   Russian Federation 1843-1849
West Point New York  1851-1854
Paris  France 1855-1859
London  Great Britain 1859-on
Addresses:  London   since 1859 
Studied: West Point 1851-1854
Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia 1845
Pomfret, CT 1849-1851
Paris 1855
Instructors: Marc Gleyre 1855
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1868, 1874
Paris Salon 1859-1900
Munich International Exposition 1892
Art Institute of Chicago 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1893-1894, 1896-1903
London Fine Arts Society 1883
Copley Society, Boston 1904
Amory Show, 1913 
Salon des Refusees 
Examples of Work: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris 
British Museum, London 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Portraits
Memberships: Officer, Legion of Honor 
Royal Academy of St. Luke, Rome 
Royal Academy of Bavaria 
Society of British Artists 1884(president, 1886; resigned in 1888)
International Society of Sculptors, Painters & Gravers, London (president/founder) 1898
Royal Academy of Dresden 
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American-born painter and graphic artist, active mainly in England. He spent several of his childhood years in Russia (where his father had gone to work as a civil engineer) and was an inveterate traveler. His training as ... (More)

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