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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Whistler, James Abbott McNeill 1834-1903. American painter whose subtle coloring and tonal harmony were influenced by musical aesthetics and Japanese art. His works include a portrait of his mother, entitled Arrangement in Grey and Black (1872).


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  • also refers to Whistler British Columbia, a popular mountain biking destination.

    January 12, 2013

  • O mother!

    September 1, 2010