Item 1993_159 - The Punt

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The Punt

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CA BU BUArtColl-1993_159

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  • 1862 (Creation)
    Whistler, James McNeill (1834-1903)

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1 print : ink on paper ; 12.0 x 16.3 cm

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"Born at Lowell, Massachusetts, Whistler spent his boyhood in Russian returning to United Stated in 1849. Attended West Point, 1851-4. and had drawing lesson from Robert Weir. Went to Paris in 1855 and studied painting under Gleyer. Lived chiefly in London after 1859. Was influenced by Fantin-Latoru, Courbet, and by Japanese prints. Visited Venice in 1879. Died in London." The National Gallery of Canada Catalogue of Painting and Sculpture by R.H. Hubbard, U of T Press, 1959.

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Bishop's Art Collection Purchase


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  • English

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