James Abbott McNeill Whistlerwas an American artist active during the AmericanGilded Ageand based primarily in the United Kingdom. He was averse tosentimentalityand moral allusion in painting, and a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake". His signature for his paintings took the shape of a stylized butterfly possessing a long stinger for a tail.
Whistler spent a good deal of his life in London, and this picture, of Limehouse is a typical example of his work whilst in the city.
The original picture from which this print has been taken is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
This print is available in a range of sizes, and is printed on 265gsm fine art paper.
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