Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 256
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Book DescriptionCostume and fashion were a lifelong obsession for James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). His exquisite depictions of women and the details of their clothing contributed to his career as one of the most accomplished and successful?if controversial?artists of the nineteenth century. This lavishly illustrated book focuses on fashion in Whistler?s art as a key to understanding his life and work and as a new means of exploring his relationship with women and his portraits of them. The book offers new insights into some of Whistler?s most beloved masterpieces in the context of art and fashion in the Victorian period. Illustrated with paintings, pastels, prints, and drawings by Whistler, the book also presents photographs ofhis sitters, contemporary costumes, works by other artists of the period, and artifacts from Whistler?s studio. These illustrations, with new material drawn from the Centre for Whistler Studies, illuminate the interaction between...