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Arrangement With Pup Holiday Cards

Arrangement With Pup Holiday Cards

By Allport Editions

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Send some love this season with Whistler's Mother - now with a pup in her lap! These Arrangement With Pup Holiday Cards are a fun and unique way to wish someone a happy holiday, featuring the classic painting with a festive twist. Make someone's day with a single card, or send a dozen with a box of 12!

Product Details

  • 5 × 7 in (12.7 × 17.78 cm)
  • Semi-gloss finish
  • Inside greeting: "Joy to all!"
  • Sold individually, or in boxes of 12
  • Designed by Joy FitzSimmons
  • Product type: Christmas Card
  • Shipping Dimensions: 1.0 × 5.25 × 7.25 inches
    (2.5 × 13.3 × 18.4 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 lb (7.7 oz; 218 g)
  • SKU010010375

About the Artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) was a notable American artist renowned for his impact on 19th-century art. Born on July 11, 1834, in Lowell, Massachusetts, Whistler's early interest in art led him to abandon a military career for painting. He honed his skills in Europe, where he embraced the Aesthetic Movement, focusing on color, form, and emotion.

Whistler's iconic nocturnal cityscapes, like Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket, showcased his mastery of capturing atmosphere. In 1878, his "Whistler vs. Ruskin" trial defended his art against criticism, establishing his dedication to his work.

Beyond paintings, Whistler excelled in etching and portraiture. His famous portrait Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1, colloquially known as Whistler's Mother, symbolized maternal affection.

As a transcontinental artist, Whistler bridged American and European art. His cosmopolitan lifestyle and engagement with bohemian communities enriched his perspectives.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler's aesthetic vision and distinct style continue to inspire artists and art enthusiasts. His legacy endures as a visionary who captured the ephemeral in his art, leaving an indelible mark on the art world.

About Allport Editions

Founded by Ardys Allport in 1982 in her garage, Allport Editions is now owned and operated by Mackenzie Jeans, who managed the company for ten years before acquiring it in 2013. Mackenzie hails from Reno, NV but also lived in New Orleans before returning to family and Portland.

More Info about Joy FitzSimmons

Joy FitzSimmons studied Illustration and Graphics at Liverpool Art School in the early 1970s. After moving to London, she embarked on a freelance career as a book designer and illustrator for 25 years. In 2001, while recovering from breast cancer, she acquired two dachshunds named Archie and Doug and formed London Pooch, a design company producing cards and gifts in the UK.

Her most recent endeavor is A Dog’s Guide to Art, featuring clever canines and their favorite artworks with a book published by Portico and greeting cards by Allport Editions. Joy’s designs have been featured by the British Museum, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Fortnum & Mason and Liberty.

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