UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Serafino d'Avendino, 1838-1916

Nationality: Spanish
Date of Birth: 1838
Place of Birth: Vigo
Date of Death: 1916
Place of Death: Valladolid

Identity:

Serafino de Avendano was a painter and etcher.

Life:

It is not absolutely certain that JW knew de Avendano since the name mentioned in correspondence is 'Chevalier d'Avendino'. The Chevalier was invited to a private view at the Society of British Artists when JW was President.

Bibliography:

Giubbiani, Giulio, L'acqueforte originale in Piemonte e in Liguria 1860-1875, Genova, 1976, pp. 181, 184

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; www.groveart.com (accessed 2004).