You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

"Violet and Rose: Carmen qui rit" c.1898

Oval, 65.8 x 52.6 x 4.4 (1) s. with butterfly; c.l.
(2) stamp; v. (stretcher) "MAISON CHAPUIS"

CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) In the autumn of 1898, Whistler opened an art school, The Academie Carmen, near his own studio in Paris. The sitter, Carmen Rossi, who had been one of Whistler's favourite child models, managed it. The title of this portrait translates as "Carmen Lau…