1931 Photogravure James McNeill Whistler Portrait Colden Sickert Tonalism YAN1

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This is an original 1931 black and white photogravure of a portrait of Mrs. Colden Sickert.

CONDITION

This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Light surface rub - bottom margin. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is a plate impression bordering the image in this print.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11.25 x 15 inches; 29 x 38 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Whistler, James Abbott McNeill. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

James Whistler (1834-1903) was an American painter based in London, England, who prided himself in creating harmony within his works. His portraits are most well-known, with Arrangement in Grey and Black no. 1 (commonly known as Whistler's Mother) being his most famous piece. His impressive landscapes with overarching themes have led him to be known as the father of Tonalism, and he influenced artists on both sides of the Atlantic. He was a close personal friend of Oscar Wilde for many years until a misunderstanding deteriorated their relationship. Wilde, in a bout of spiteful vindictiveness, later wrote the fantastical Portrait of Dorian Grey based on Whistler.

Keywords specific to this image: Pose, Woman, Female, Dress, Costume, Clothing, Fashion, Couch, Furniture

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