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

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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. 449), plate 283, as 'The Little Rose of Lyme Regis'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 43) as 'The Little Rose of Lyme Regis'.
  • Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 26) as 'The Little Rose of Lyme Regis'.
  • Œuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 42) as 'The Little Rose of Lyme Regis'.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., 'The Whistler Exhibition', Morning Post, London, 16 January 1905, p. 8.
  • Anon., Evening Mail, London, 22 February 1905, p. 6.
  • Strange, Edward F., Morning Post, London, 23 February 1905, p. 9.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Thomson, David Croal, ‘New Pictures by Mr. Whistler’,Art Journal, January 1897, pp. 10-11, at p. 11, repr. p. 13.
  • Thomson, David Croal, ‘Whistler and his London Exhibitions’, Art Journal, April 1905, pp. 107-11, at p. 110.


  • 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, pp. 79-80 (cat. no. 43).
  • Duret, Théodore, Histoire de J. McN. Whistler et de son oeuvre, Paris, 1904, wood engraving by A. Prunaire repr. f.p. 182.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 2, p. 166.
  • Petri, Grischka, Arrangement in Business: The Art Markets and the Career of James McNeill Whistler, Hildesheim, 2011, pp. 523, 564-65.
  • Sickert, Bernhard, Whistler, London and New York, 1908 (no. 108).
  • Sutherland, Daniel E., Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake, New Haven and London, 2014, pp. 288, 295.
  • Sutton, Denys, Nocturne: The Art of James McNeill Whistler, London, 1963, p. 130.
  • Sutton, Denys, James McNeill Whistler: Paintings, Etchings, Pastels and Watercolours, London, 1966, p. 110.
  • Taylor, Hilary, James McNeill Whistler, London, 1978, p. 153.
  • Walker, John, James McNeill Whistler, New York, 1987, p. 130.

Books, General

  • Whitehill, Walter Muir, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: a centennial history, vol. 1, 1970, pp. 89-90.

Catalogues 1906-Present

  • Paintings in oil and pastel by James McNeill Whistler, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 38).
  • Oils, Water-colors, Drawings and Prints by James McNeill Whistler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1934 (cat. no. 25).
  • James McNeill Whistler Seventeenth Anniversary Exhibition, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, 1949 (cat. no. 4).
  • Sweet, Frederick A., James McNeill Whistler, Art Institute of Chicago and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1968 (cat. no. 45).
  • Spink, Nesta, Whistler: The Later Years, University of Michigan Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, 1978 (cat. no. 88).
  • Taynton, Carol (intro.), Whistler in New England Collections, [checklist], Boston, 1977 (no cat. number).
  • Dorment, Richard, and Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler, Tate Gallery, London, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1994-1995 (cat. no. 190).
  • Troyen, Carol and Janet L. Comey, Amerikakaigakodomo no sekai [Children in American art], Nagoya, Japan; Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 2007.
  • Merrill, Linda, et al., After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 2003, pp. 25, 248, repr. fig. 17 (not exhibited).
  • Ono, Ayako (ed.), ホイッスラー展. James McNeill Whistler Retrospective, Tokyo, 2014 (cat. no. 30).

Journals 1906-Present

  • None.


  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, website at


  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 281).


  • None.

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