Which famed artist was famously accused by the prominent British critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) of “flinging a pot of paint into the public’s face”?

Answer: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Whistler was outraged by the insult, and successfully sued Ruskin.

Source: James McNeill Whistler by Victoria Charles

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