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Whistler at WCMA and the Clark

Whistler’s Mother has come to visit. Rembrandt-like, her face shines clear against a dark and grey background, said Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. Whistler painted her in 1871 and kept her portrait for 20 years before he sold it to the French…