UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

Home > Exhibition

Return to exhibition

Link to a larger image of this exhibit

Marchande de Vin, Ajaccio

1901
Etching on laid paper
The Whistler Estate, presented by Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1935
Hunterian Art Gallery, GLAHA 49929

Two portraits, Mre Grard of 1858 and a Corsican wine-seller of 1901, illustrate the consistency of Whistler's choice of subject. Throughout his career he showed an intense interest in portraying the distinctive dress and characters of strong-minded old women.