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Little Rose of Lyme Regis

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler left America permanently at the age of twenty-one and spent four years in Paris before settling in London, where he lived for the rest of his life. He created this beautiful image, one of a series of tonal portraits challenging the sentimentality of Victorian...

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Provenance

1895, with Wunderlich Galleries, New York; 1896, sold by Wunderlich Galleries to the MFA together with 96.951 for $7,200. (Accession Date: January 11, 1896)

Credit Line

Warren Collection—William Wilkins Warren Fund

1895

Dimensions

51.43 x 31.11 cm (20 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.950

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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