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At some distance can be seen ships with tall masts and a distant shore.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Return to Tilbury, from the 'Jubilee' or the 'Naval Review' series
1887
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund in honor of Dr. of Technical Sciences Max H.J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)
1987/1.361
A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Reading
1879
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.421
A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Reading
1879
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.422
A courtyard is depicted in the foreground with a doorway leading to a long passage in the distance at the right. The chief object of interest is the elaborate portal out of the couryard, flanked by columns and above which is a window with a balcony. Two faintly drawn windows are visible to the left, in front of which two figures sit together on a bench; there is indication of two stories of windows above the doorway, although the one of the third floor is only loosely indicated. The quoined edges of a tall wall at the right leads to a low wall on the right side in the foreground. In the foreground at the left are three children.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Courtyard, Chelsea Hospital
1888
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.425
A nude model sits against a cabinet reading. She is shown largely in profile; her head, wraped in a scarf, looks down at the book she holds. She faces left and her left leg is crossed over the right. Behind her on the cabinet are objects including fabric.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Little Nude Model Reading
1890
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.428
A French town, with houses along a canal or river in the foreground extends in the distance showing rooflines and towers under a blustery sky.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Vitré—The Canal
1893
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.435
A man in a broad-brimmed hat and a moustache sits sketching, his face largely in shadow. Around him are clustered groups of children absorbed in watching him draw. A single figure of a boy, standing slightly apart at the right, gazes out at the viewer.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Title Page for "Douze Eaux Fortes d'après Nature" or the French Set
1856 – 1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.332
Three figures, two men and a woman, are seen seated around a round table with a lamp; all are engaged in reading in the pool of light provided by the lamp. The rest of the interior is fairly dark, particularly in the portion of the room behind the lamp. The man at the back of the table is shown roughly face-on; the man to the left is leaning back with his legs stretched out in front of him; the woman is closest to the viewer, shown in profile, holding her book fairly close to her face.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Music Room
1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.334
A seated female faces towards the viewer. She is leaning back in her chair, her chin resting on her left arm; she holds papers in her right hand that are in her lap.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
La Belle Dame Paresseuse
1894
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.450
The thriving commercial activity of a metropolitan river is shown as ships and barges of all types maneuver along the river's edge in the foreground. In the middle distance a bridge spans the water and beyond more buildings are loosely sketched in.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Old Hungerford Bridge, from the 'Sixteen Etchings,' or the 'Thames Set'
1861
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.121
An old woman in a white cap sits in a cluttered interior. Positioned just inside the doorway, the woman is surrounded by piles of cloth with domestic objects on shelves and walls that gleam in the darkness.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
La Vieille aux Loques
1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.328
A girl with long loose hair stands on a carpet in front of drapery. She is wearing a straw hat and cape over her dress; she is wearing flat shoes with rosettes on the top. She stands facing slightly to the left, although her eyes look at the viewer. Her left hand is not visible and her right hand holds the edge of her cape.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Annie Haden
1860
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.344
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