James McNeill Whistler

About James McNeill Whistler

Birth Day: July 11, 1834
Birth Place: Lowell, MA
Died On: Jul 17, 1903 (age 69)
Birth Sign: Cancer

James McNeill Whistler Net Worth

James McNeill Whistler was bornon July 11, 1834 in Lowell, MA. American Gilded Age artist who was associated with the Tonalism movement and was best known for his painting "Whistler's Mother" from 1871.
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About

American Gilded Age Artist who was associated with the Tonalism movement and was best known for his painting "Whistler's Mother" from 1871.

Before Fame

He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, but was dismissed from the institution as a result of his poor grades and deplorable behavior.

Trivia

His early painting "Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl" from 1861 depicted his art manager and mistress Joanna Hiffernan.

Family Life

He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, to George Washington Whistler and Anna Matilda McNeill. He lived in Russia (where his father worked as an engineer) for part of his childhood and studied at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts.

Associated With

He frequently viewed his paintings in musical terms, naming them nocturnes, harmonies, and the like. This kind of thinking was likely influenced by the work of author Theophile Gautier.