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"Harmony in Rose and Green: Carmen" c.1898

Oval, 65.3 x 52.7 x 3.2 (1) s. with butterfly; c.r.
(2) stamp; v. (stretcher) "MAISON CHAPUIS"

CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) This is one of two oval portraits in the Hunterian collection of the Neopolitan model, Carmen Rossi (See GLAHA 46364). Whistler was very fond of Carmen, who had modelled for him since she was a child. Whistler made Carmen the manager of the art schoo…