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Fumette's Bent Head, 1859

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12 1/2 × 9 3/4 in
31.8 × 24.8 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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plate: 22.86 x 15.24 cm (9 x 6 in.)  sheet: 31.75 x 24.77 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
plate: 22.86 x 15.24 cm (9 x 6 in.)  sheet: 31.75 x 24.77 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler
American, 1834–1903
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler changed the course of art history with his radical techniques and adoption of Asian design principles, which emphasized a two-dimensional flattening of painted forms and their arrangement into abstract patterns. A London-based expatriate, Whistler embraced and promoted the doctrine that …

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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plate: 22.86 x 15.24 cm (9 x 6 in.)  sheet: 31.75 x 24.77 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
plate: 22.86 x 15.24 cm (9 x 6 in.)  sheet: 31.75 x 24.77 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
American, 1834–1903
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler changed the course of art history with his radical techniques and …

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler changed the course of art history with his radical techniques and adoption of Asian design principles, which emphasized a two-dimensional flattening of painted forms and their arrangement into abstract patterns. A London-based expatriate, Whistler embraced and promoted the doctrine that …

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Fumette's Bent Head, 1859

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12 1/2 × 9 3/4 in
31.8 × 24.8 cm
Permanent collection
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