Brown and Gold (1895-1900) by James Whistler

Brown and Gold - James Whistler - 1895 - 1900

Artwork Information

TitleBrown and Gold
ArtistJames Whistler
Date1895 - 1900
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions51.5 x 95.8 cm
Art MovementTonalism
Current LocationHunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
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About Brown and Gold

James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s Brown and Gold is an oil painting that was created in the period of 1895-1900. It has been classified as a male portrait and it belongs to the genre of tonalism. It has dimensions of 51.5 x 95.8 cm and it is done on oil canvas. The painting depicts a self-portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, who stands tall with hues of brown and gold illuminating around him.

This is one of the many incredible works by James Abbott McNeill Whistler – heartening to those who appreciate art today. His paintings demonstrate his creativity and serve as beautiful reminders of a rich cultural heritage. Another iconic work from him includes At The Piano, which was painted from 1858-59. This oil on canvas painting displays a woman playing the piano in an intricate yet minimalistic style evoking peace within the audience’s mindscapes. Both Brown and Gold and At The Piano are remarkable works that have found immense appreciation amongst art enthusiasts all over the world.

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