James McNeill Whistler (Classic Reprint)
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James McNeill Whistler (Classic Reprint)

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ISBN-13:
9780259769095
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
15.05.2018
Seiten:
104
Autor:
Mrs Arthur Bell
Gewicht:
150 g
Format:
229x152x6 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Excerpt from James McNeill WhistlerThose, however, who attempted to give prae tical expression to their dislike by breaking the butter¿y on the wheel of hostile criticism, found in it an unexpected resisting force, rendering futile every effort to crush it. It arose phoenix like in fresh vigour from every attack, and com bined with its ethereal beauty a sting as piercing as that of a wasp. Whistler Wielded the pen with a virile force equal to that of his brush; he was an expert in the art Of self-defence, to which he gave the characteristic name of the Gentle Art Of Making Enemies, and he succeeded in con verting to his own point of View many of those who were most bitter against him, whilst he silenced the little remnant, who, though still un convinced, shrank from incurring his withering contempt.James mcneill Whistler was the son Of Major George Washington Whistler, whose father, a well-born Irish gentleman, emigrated to America in the early part of the nineteenth century. The wife of Major Whistler belonged to an aristocratic family of Baltimore, and her ancestors were amongst the first settlers in the Southern States Of the Union. The future master had, therefore.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.