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

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Catalogues Raisonnés

  • MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1995 (cat. no. 819) as 'Fishing Boats'.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 47).
  • Probably Exhibition of Pastels, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1888 (cat. no. 4, 85, 88 or 89) as 'Venice'.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Venice Pastels', Daily News, London, 31 January 1881, p. 2.
  • Anon., 'Art: Venice Pastels', The Observer, London, 6 February 1881, supplement p. 1.
  • Anon., 'Pastels at the Grosvenor Gallery', The Standard, London, 20 October 1888, p. 2.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Anon., [Godwin, E. W.], 'Review of Venice Pastels Exhibition', British Architect, 4 February 1881, pp. 59-64.
  • Anon., 'Mr Whistler's Venice, or, Pastels by Pastelthwaite', Punch, vol. 80, 12 February 1881, p. 69, repr. as 'Awfully Cowld!'.

Books on Whistler

  • Grieve, Alastair, Whistler's Venice, New Haven and London, 2000, pp. 121-22, repr. pl. 146, view repr. pl. 145.
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice, Aldershot and California, 2001, pp. 57, 59, 99, repr. pl. 65.
  • Way, Thomas Robert, and G. R. Dennis, The Art of James McNeill Whistler: An Appreciation, 1st edition, London, 1903, p. 93.
  • Menpes, Mortimer, Whistler as I Knew Him, London, 1904, repr. p.10 as 'Black and Gold, Venice'.
  • Way, Thomas Robert, Memories of James McNeill Whistler, the Artist, London and New York, 1912, p. 52, repr. f.p. 52.

Catalogues 1906-Present

EXHIBITION:

SALE:

  • Christie's, London, 24 April 1925 (lot 97) as 'A Side Canal, Venice'.

Websites

  • Cincinnati ARt Museum website at https://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.

Last updated: 29th May 2021 by Margaret