Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Simplest of Materials

The simplest of materials can create a wonderful work of art — with a good hand and mind controlling them, of course!

James McNeill Whistler — The Japanese Dress — ca 1878

pencil, chalk and pastel on brown paper


Bob said...

I am second to none in my admiration of Whistler -- and his Japanese-inspired work is among my favorite.

Annie said...

I love the airiness of this, and the tremulous quality of her shifting expression.