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September/October 2014

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September/October 2014

Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler

How James McNeill Whistler Became a Brand and Fought for It in Court

James McNeill Whistler and John Ruskin battled over what makes a work worthy to be deemed art

By Mary Zajac

Volume 35, Issue 5

James Abbott McNeill Whistler by Walter Greaves, a studio assistant to Whistler in London, where Whistler defended his experimental work in court. See "How did James McNeill Whistler create his distinctive brand?"

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