Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl

Oil on canvas | 213 x 107.9cm | 1862

James McNeill Whistler

When Whistler submitted The White Girl to the Paris Salon in 1863, the tradition–bound jury refused to show the work. Napoleon III invited avant–garde artists who had been denied official space to show their paintings in a "Salon des Refusés," an exh...
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