Saturday, July 11, 2015

Happy Birthday James McNeill Whistler

San Francisco's museums have a lovely collections of his etchings but most of them are not on view. However, you can see the ones at the Legion on the web here:

and a review of a 2011 show here:

James McNeill Whistler:

The Case for Beauty:

NY Times Obit (1903):

Lunder Collection: The more than 300 etchings and lithographs that make up the Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler represent some of the rarest and most beautiful impressions by this American master.

Freer/Sacker Gallery:

His deft marks:

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