TITLE

Translocal Artistry: James McNeill Whistler's Wapping

AUTHOR(S)
BERRY, MELISSA
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Victorian Review;Fall2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
92003591

 

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