Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop

James Abbott McNeill Whistler's Venice

David travels to two iconic Venetian locations that inspired provocative artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) during his transformative trip in 1879-1880. Whistler's pastels, along with his etchings, brought him increased fame when he returned to London. David demonstrates a pastel drawing using Whistler's techniques and color palette while standing on the Giudecca overlooking the broad panorama of Venice. He then visits the famous Piazza San Marco and completes a quick oil sketch...
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  • program length: 27 minutes
  • episode #205

Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 am on 12.1