Portrait of the Artist s Mother
Portrait of the Artist's Mother by Whistler
This is possibly Whistler's most famous painting. It's full title is "Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1, Portrait of the Artist's Mother". Apparently his mother agreed to pose for the painting when the model Whistler had been using fell ill. He initially asked her to pose standing, but as you can see he gave in and let her sit down.
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