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"Weary" 1863

Royal (1) s. and d. in plate "Whistler 63"
(2) s. in tab with butterfly CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) The sitter for this portrait was Joanna Hiffernan, Whistler's model and mistress in the early 1860s. "Weary" is a rare informal study of the model and she is seen reclining in a relaxed, voluptuous pose, her glorious red hair spread out behind her. Whistler's composition is i…