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Famous James McNeill Whistler Paintings

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List of famous James McNeill Whistler paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, James McNeill Whistler has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular James McNeill Whistler paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that James McNeill Whistler created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned James McNeill Whistler paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

Artwork on this list include Guernica and Mona Lisa.

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    Arrangement in Black, No. 5 (Portrait of Lady Meux)

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    Arrangement in Black, No. 5 (Portrait of Lady Meux) (1881) is a painting by James McNeill Whistler....
    • Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown: Portrait of Arthur Jerome Eddy (1894) is a painting by James McNeill Whistler....  more
    • Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
    • Subject: Arthur Jerome Eddy
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle is an 1872-3 oil painting by James McNeill Whistler. It depicts the Scottish social critic, philosopher and historian Thomas Carlyle in a composition similar to that of Whistler's Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Artist's Mother, painted in 1871. It is now in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, Scotland....  more
    • Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
    • Subject: Thomas Carlyle
    • Genres (Art): Portrait, Portrait painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Caprice in Purple and Gold, No. 2: The Golden Screen

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    Caprice in Purple and Gold, No. 2: The Golden Screen (1864) is a painting by James Abbott McNeill Whistler....
    • Artist: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
    • Art Form: Painting
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