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Whistler, women & fashion

Author: Margaret F MacDonald; Susan Grace Galassi; Aileen Ribeiro; Frick Collection.
Publisher: New York : Frick Collection ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
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This illustrated book and the associated exhibition at the Frick Collection examine Whistler's depiction of women and in particular the aspect of dress and fashion as important elements in his pictures. Several authors apply their talents as historians of art and costume to explore the place of dress in Whistler's oeuvre. Themes treated include Whistler the dandy, Victorian modes of dress, Oriental and Aesthetic  Read more...
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Named Person: James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret F MacDonald; Susan Grace Galassi; Aileen Ribeiro; Frick Collection.
ISBN: 0300099061 9780300099065 0912114223 9780912114224
OCLC Number: 50670060
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Whistler, women, and fashion, organized by Susan Grace Galassi and Margaret F. MacDonald at the Frick Collection, New York, April 22-July 13, 2003."
Description: xi, 243 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Whistler : painting the man / Margaret F. MacDonald --
Fashion and Whistler / Aileen Ribeiro --
East and West : sources and influences / Margaret F. MacDonald --
White muslin : Joanna Hiffernan and the 1860s / Patricia de Montfort --
Whistler and aesthetic dress : Mrs. Frances Leyland / Susan Grace Galassi --
The artist as model : Rosa Corder / Susan Grace Galassi --
Maud Franklin and the "charming little swaggerers" / Margaret F. MacDonald --
Lady Henry Bruce Meux and Lady Archibald Campbell / Susan Grace Galassi with Helen M. Burnham --
Love and fashion : the Birnie Philips / Margaret F. MacDonald --
Afterword: "Beautiful women" / Margaret F. MacDonald.
Other Titles: Whistler, women, and fashion
Responsibility: Margaret F. MacDonald, Susan Grace Galassi & Aileen Ribeiro with Patricia de Montfort.

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This illustrated book and the associated exhibition at the Frick Collection examine Whistler's depiction of women and in particular the aspect of dress and fashion as important elements in his pictures. Several authors apply their talents as historians of art and costume to explore the place of dress in Whistler's oeuvre. Themes treated include Whistler the dandy, Victorian modes of dress, Oriental and Aesthetic Movement influences, female portraiture and the artist/model relationship.

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