Harmony in Flesh Color & Pink

James Abbott McNeill Whistlerca. 1881-1892

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Harmony in Flesh Color & Pink
  • Creator: James McNeill Whistler
  • Date Created: ca. 1881-1892
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed, lower right: butterfly monogram; signed in ink, lower center: butterfly monogram; inscribed in ink in artist’s hand, lower center: “Harmony in Flesh Color & Pink”
  • Object Type: Drawings, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1937
  • Materials & Techniques: Pen drawing on white laid paper
  • Keywords: female portraits, portraits, studies (visual works)
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Sheet dimensions: 178 mm x 113 mm (7.01 in. x 4.45 in.).
  • Bibliography: Margaret F. MacDonald, Whistler, Women & Fashion (New York: Frick Collection; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003), cat. no. 64, pp. 64–67.
  • Associated People: Created by James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.94