Portrait of James NcNeill Whistler

Charles Abel Corwin American
Sitter James McNeill Whistler American

Not on view

Corwin created this monotype portrait of Whistler in Venice. The young painter belonged to the "Duvenck boys" (named after their leader Frank Duveneck), a group based in Mumich who traveled to Italy in the summers (others were John White Alexander, Otto Henry Bacher, Robert Frederick Blum, George Edward Hopkins, Harper Pennington, Julius Rolshoven and Theodore M. Wendel). In 1789-80, Corwin met Whistler in Venice. The older artist happily accepted the group's admiration, visted them in their rooms in the Casa Jankowitz on the Riva San Biagio in Castello, sketched out the windows and discussed his work.

Portrait of James NcNeill Whistler, Charles Abel Corwin (American, Newburgh, New York 1857–1938 Chicago, Illinois), Monotype

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