James McNeill Whistler

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Full NameJames Abbott McNeill Whistler
Date of BirthJuly 10, 1834
Place of BirthLowell, Massachusetts, US
Date of DeathJuly 17, 1903
Place of DeathLondon, England, UK
EducationUnited States Military Academy, West Point, New York
Known forPainting
Notable WorkWhistler’s Mother (Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1), also known as “Whistler’s Mother”
MovementFounder of Tonalism
SpouseBeatrice Godwin
Awards– 1884: Elected honorary member, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
– 1892: Made an officer of the Légion d’honneur, France
– 1898: Charter member and first president of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers

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