Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

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A White Note

Catalogues Raisonnés

  • Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer, and Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1980 (cat. no. 44), plate 18, as 'A White Note'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • New English Art Club, Dudley Gallery, London, 1888 (cat. no. 98) as 'A White Note'.
  • Œuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 6) as 'A White Note'.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, Leeds, 9 April 1888, p. 4..
  • Anon., Daily Telegraph, London, 19 April 1888.
  • Anon., 'The New English Art Club', Illustrated London News, London, 21 April 1888, p. 19.

Journals 1855-1905

  • None.

Monographs

  • None.

Books on Whistler

  • Cary, Elizabeth Luther, The Works of James McNeill Whistler: A Study, with a Tentative List of Artist’s Works, New York, 1907 (cat. no. 185).
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Susan Galassi, Aileen Ribeiro, and Patricia de Montfort, Whistler, Women and Fashion, New Haven and London, 2003, p. 86.
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., 'Joanna Hiffernan and James Whistler: an Artistic Partnership' in Margaret F. MacDonald (ed.), The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and Washington, 2020, pp. 15-31.
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Joanna Dunn, and Joyce H. Townsend, 'Painting Joanna Hiffernan', in Margaret F. MacDonald (ed.), The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and Washington, 2020, pp. 33-45.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 1, p. 95.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Whistler Journal, Philadelphia, 1921, p. 161, repr. f.p. 156.
  • Robins, Anna Gruetzner, A Fragile Modernism. Whistler and his Impressionist Followers, London and New Haven, 2007, pp. 117-19, repr. p. 119.

Books, General

  • MacDonald, Margaret F., 'Collecting Whistler', in Paula Lunder et al., The Lunder Collection: A Gift of Art to Colby College, Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, MA, 2013, pp. 109-143, at pp. 134, repr.
  • McCann, Justin (ed.), Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler at the Colby College of Art, New York, 2015.
  • Robins, Anna Gruetzner (ed.), Walter Sickert: the Complete Writings on Art, Oxford, 2000, p. 195.
  • Smith, Ann Y., Hidden in Plain Sight: The Whittemore Collection and the French Impressionists, Garnet Hill Publishing Co. and Mattatuck Historical Society, 2009, p. 93.

Catalogues 1906-Present

  • Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California, Department of Fine Arts, 1915 (cat. no. 275) as 'Note Blanche: Whistler's Study of Jo'.
  • For the Benefit of the Children's Center, The Tuttle House, Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1938 (cat. no. 36).
  • McCann, Justin, ed., Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, 2015.

Journals 1906-Present

  • Sickert, Walter Richard, ‘Where Paul and I differ’, Art News, no. 14, 10 February 1910, p. 113.

Websites

  • Colby College Museum of Art website at http://www.colby.edu.
  • 'Colby shows off its Whistlers', Press-Herald, 20 September 2015, website at http://www.pressherald.com.
  • 'Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler at the Colby College Museum of Art' , 16 October 2015, blog, website at http://arthistorynewsreport.blogspot.com/2015.
  • Preview, Whistler and the World, 2016, Colby College Museum of Art website, at http://www.colby.edu/museum.

Unpublished

  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 30) 'A white note: Jo / Note blanche.'

Other

  • None.

Last updated: 18th April 2021 by Margaret