Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

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Arrangement in Black: Reading

Technique


                    Arrangement in Black: Reading, Private Collection
Arrangement in Black: Reading, Private Collection

It is painted with long brushstrokes in thin paint, the marks of the bristle rush clearly visible. The face was painted more precisely with short strokes and dots with a small soft sable brush.

Conservation History

Unknown.

Frame

Unknown.

Last updated: 28th May 2021 by Margaret