Cape Cod, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
The Corners was my home on Nantucket (‘Sconset) in the early ’90s.
Caught on Camera
March 1965: James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), 1871
The painting Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), 1871, by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903) was exhibited at the Albright-Knox for a few weeks in March 1965. Whistler’s famous portrait of his mother was lent by the Musée du Louvre and toured extensively throughout the United Sates. The well-traveled picture was displayed in a number of cities including Saint Louis, Philadelphia, New York, Toledo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Boston.
Content courtesy of The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Annual Report, 1964–1965. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Archives, Buffalo, New York. © 2014 Albright-Knox Art Gallery.