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Prints by James McNeill Whistler and His Contemporaries

June 18 – December 31, 1995
West Building, Ground Floor, Central Gallery

James McNeill Whistler, Nocturne, 1879/1880, etching and drypoint in brownish-black ink, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Watson Webb in memory of Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1942.15.2

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 138 prints and drawings by Whistler and his contemporaries included selections from the National Gallery's collection and loans. The show was organized to complement James McNeill Whistler and to illustrate the artist's impact on early 20th-century printmaking.

Organization: The works were selected by Eric Denker, coordinator of tours and lectures in the National Gallery's education department.

Whistler, James McNeill
American, 1834 - 1903
James McNeill Whistler
May 28 – August 20, 1995