1882-84. Oil on canvas. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Read Note.
Arrangement in Black; The Lady in the Yellow Buskin - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell. Janey Sevilla Callander of Craigforth, Stirling, and Ardkingglass, Argyll, married the second son of the eighth Duke of Argyll in 1869. Her patronage significantly assisted Whistler’s position in London society after his return from Venice in 1880. In her turn, Lady Archibald was much influenced by Whistler’s color theories, as expressed in her book Rainbow Music or The Philosophy of Harmony in Colour-Grouping, published in 1886. Whistler painted three portraits of her