Whistler_James_Symphony_in_White_no_2_(The_Little_White_Girl)_1864 | Dangerous Ideas

Elisabeth Prettijohn uses this image painted by James Whistler as the cover for her excellent book Art for Art’s Sake. Whistler called the painting “Symphony in White No. 2” evoking the musical to inspire a more abstract reading than Victorian viewers expected. Courtesy of Tate Gallery, London

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