Translocal Artistry: James McNeill Whistler's Wapping

September 2012
Victorian Review;Fall2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p31
Academic Journal
The article discusses the British Victorian painting titled "Wapping," by James McNeil Whistler. The transnational aspects of Whistler's art, including the influence that his living in Paris, France during the 1850s had on "Wapping," are discussed. The influence of Realism on "Wapping," including the French Realist painter Gustave Courbet's influence, is also discussed. An overview of the depiction of the French painter and friend of Whistler Alphonse Legros in the painting is provided.


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