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Whistler, James McNeill , America 1834 to 1903 Oil Paintings
James McNeill Whistler was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He went through five years of his youth (1843-1848) in St. Petersburg, Russia, where his dad, George Whistler, a railroad engineer, was utilized in the building of the St. Petersburg-Moscow railroad. In St. Petersburg, youthful James got his first artistry exercises in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts and learned French.James McNeill Whistler's situation in British artistry history is just about as confusing as his character: colorful dandy and mind, he was additionally an extremely skilled worker, enthusiastically committed to the flawlessness of his specialty. Having gained much from his French and English counterparts, he, in any case, arose as a disengaged figure who pulled in devotees yet settled no leading style.
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