Whistler And His Mother


Yes— one does like to make one’s mummy just as nice as possible!

James McNeill Whistler 1835-1903

The image is ‘Portrait of the Artist’s Mother’ 1871, now in the Musee D’Orsay via Wikimedia
quoted in The Life of James MacNeill Whistler (1908)  by E R and I Pennell

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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