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

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Blue and Gold: The Schooner

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. 276) as 'Blue and Gold: The Schooner'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884 (cat. no. 32) as 'Blue and gold – The Schooner'.
  • Annual Exhibition of Sketches, Pictures & Photography: A Loan Collection of Pictures by Mr Whistler ..., Dublin Sketching Club, Dublin, 1884 (cat. no. 252) as 'Blue and gold – The Schooner'.
  • Possibly Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1890 (cat. no. 844a) as 'La chaloupe'.
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 77) as 'The Schooner'.
  • 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1905 (cat. no. 423) as 'The Sloop'.

Journals 1855-1905

  • ‘An Enthusiast’, [Sickert, W. R.], 'Mr Whistler and His Art', The Artist and Journal of Home Culture, vol. 5, 1 June 1884, pp. 199-201.


  • None.

Books on Whistler

  • None.

Books, General

  • Robins, Anna Gruetzner (ed.), Walter Sickert: the Complete Writings on Art, Oxford, 2000, p. 5.

Catalogues 1906-Present


  • Myers, Kenneth John, Mr. Whistler’s Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2003, pp. 14, 90, repr. p. 33.


  • Christie's, New York, 23 May 1990 (Lot 43).

Journals 1906-Present

  • None.


  • None.


  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 405, 406a).


  • None.

Last updated: 7th June 2021 by Margaret