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Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Preview

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Preview

Examine the life of the original art star, man about town and eminent modern painter.

Preview

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty The White Girl

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

The White Girl

A web bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: The Case for Beauty

The White Girl

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Whistler's Comeback

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Whistler's Comeback

A web bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: The Case for Beauty

Whistler's Comeback

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty A Unique Personality

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

A Unique Personality

A web bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: The Case for Beauty.

A Unique Personality

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Portrait of the Artist's Mother

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Portrait of the Artist's Mother

A web bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: The Case for Beauty

Portrait of the Artist's Mother

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty The Original Art Star

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

The Original Art Star

A bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: A Case for Beauty

The Original Art Star

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty London's Newest Resident

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

London's Newest Resident

Web bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: The Case for Beauty

London's Newest Resident

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Sunday Breakfasts | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Sunday Breakfasts | Behind the Scenes

Champagne glasses are unpacked and arranged, ready for Whistler’s Sunday guests.

Sunday Breakfasts | Behind the Scenes

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Prelude to a Hat | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Prelude to a Hat | Behind the Scenes

The behind-the-scenes embellishment of a hat destined for a scene in Whistler’s studio.

Prelude to a Hat | Behind the Scenes

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Porcelain | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Porcelain | Behind the Scenes

Rustling straw, fragile porcelain, and Whistler's sleight of hand.

Porcelain | Behind the Scenes

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Peacock Room | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Peacock Room | Behind the Scenes

Join the Whistler documentary film crew in the Peacock Room at the Freer Gallery of Art.

Peacock Room | Behind the Scenes

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Lady Meux | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Lady Meux | Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes as Whistler positions diamond-laden Lady Meux for her 1881 portrait.

Lady Meux | Behind the Scenes

Video thumbnail: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty Butterfly | Behind the Scenes

James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Butterfly | Behind the Scenes

On set, the prop master supplies a fluttering butterfly to be chased by young Whistler.

Butterfly | Behind the Scenes

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