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Re: Famous Paintings I Need To Identify  
User currently offlineMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 864 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1057 times:

Hi guys I need help in identifying this painting. It is really famous. It is a profile of a woman sitting, facing the left side of the painting.

Please I need the name of the paiting and the artist. Thank you,

MIA


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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1053 times:
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Whistlers Mother, if I had to guess.


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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8414 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1050 times:
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So Whistler's Mother really exists? Thought it was only in the Mr Bean movie LOL


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User currently offlineArmitageShanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3553 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1048 times:

http://www.wmich.edu/~emrl/vt/pics/whistlers_mother.jpg

So called "Whistlers Mother" haha.


User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1044 times:
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Don't make fun of the dude's mom....that's rude.


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

Quoting DL021 (Reply 4):
Don't make fun of the dude's mom....that's rude.

Especially since that's my mom!

Signed,

IHAP


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8414 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1030 times:
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Actually the painting's correct title is "Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother" by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and was painted in 1871. In case anyone is interested it is oil on canvas and measures 144.3 x 162.5 cm (56 3/4 x 64 in.)


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User currently offlineMauriceB From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 2487 posts, RR: 26
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1026 times:


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Photo © Tibor Mester



famous, facing left side, and she's sitting  Wink


User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1080 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1026 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 6):
Actually the painting's correct title is "Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother" by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and was painted in 1871. In case anyone is interested it is oil on canvas and measures 144.3 x 162.5 cm (56 3/4 x 64 in.)

Where would we be without google  Wink



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User currently offlineOldeuropean From Germany, joined May 2005, 2026 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1018 times:

Quoting MauriceB (Reply 7):
famous, facing left side, and she's sitting

On what does she sit? Can`t see it. Big grin

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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1017 times:
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Just for the record I knew it without Google....

I am the local useless trivia champ.



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8414 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1014 times:
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Quoting BR076 (Reply 8):
Where would we be without google

Good point but I learned something today which doesn't usually happen on a Sunday!



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User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1008 times:

you can find that painting at the Orsay Museum in Paris :P

At least one of them  Wink


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User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1008 times:

Isn't Whistler the blind dude from "Sneakers"?

User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 14, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1000 times:

Okay, so what famous school lists J.A.M. Whistler as a dropout?


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User currently offlineMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 952 times:

thank you. everyone i asked on the phone or in person know what i was talking about but didnt know the name of the painting.


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