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Whistler: 'Color is a Splendid Bride

11 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), writing in a letter to his friend Henri Fantin-LaTour , compares color to a bride that needs to be mastered by a strong husband. It says as much about his view of women and marriage as it does about his approach to color.
"Drawing, by Jove! Color- color is vice. Certainly it can be and has the right to be one of the finest virtues. Grasped with a strong hand, controlled by her master, Drawing, Color is a splendid bride with a husband worthy of her-her lover but her master, too-the most magnificent mistress in the world, and the result is to be...
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