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Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake

By: Daniel E. Sutherland

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005550

ISBN: 0300203462

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp xx, 440, colour illustrations, notes, index. A major new biography of James McNeill Whistler, one of most complex, intriguing, and important of America's artists The first biography in more than twenty years of James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) is also the first to make extensive use of the artist's private correspondence to tell the story of his life and work. This engaging personal history dispels the popular notion of Whistler as merely a combative, eccentric, and unrelenting publicity seeker, a man as renowned for his p... View more info