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James Whistler's painting Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl (1862) caused controversy when exhibited in London and, later, at the Salon des Refusés in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the accurate portrayal of the natural world.
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James Whistler's painting Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl (1862) caused controversy when exhibited in London and, later, at the Salon des Refusés in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the accurate portrayal of the natural world.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

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Bohemianism1862 quote: "The term 'Bohemian' has come to be very commonly accepted in our day as the description of a certain kind of literary gipsey, no matter in what ... La Source (1862) - Gustave Courbet Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) G.H. von Schubert, Die Symbolik des Traumes The Cedars of Lebanon (1862) - Edward Lear Elizabeth Siddall died of an overdose in 1862) Victor Hugo Les Misérables (1862) Ponti's Megalethoscope (1862)

  • Dostoyevsky visits the Crystal Palace
  • Swinburne meets Richard Monckton Milnes, who introduced him to Richard Burton and (in 1862) to the works of the Marquis de Sade. ...

Lady Audley's Secret (1862) - Mary Elizabeth Braddon




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