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

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Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf

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. 54), plate 25, as 'Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

EXHIBITION:

  • Possibly Eleventh Exhibition of the Society of French Artists, Deschamps Gallery, London, 1875 (cat. no. 80) as 'Chelsea Reach - Harmony in Grey'.
  • Nocturnes, Marines & Chevalet Pieces, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892 Goupil, 1892 (cat. no. 35) as 'Grey and Silver. Chelsea Wharf'.
  • 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. 69) as 'Shipping on the Thames' and, in deluxe edition, 'Grey and Silver, Chelsea Wharf'.

COLLECTION:

  • Anon., Catalogue of Paintings Forming the Collection of P. A. B. Widener, Ashbourne, near Philadelphia, 2 vols., Paris, 1885-1900: vol. 1, 1885, p. 115, repr.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., 'Our London Correspondence. … French Artists', Glasgow Herald, Glasgow, 16 November 1875, p. 5.
  • Anon., 'The Society of French Artists', Globe, London, 16 November 1875, p. 6.
  • Anon., 'Society of French Artists', London Daily News, London, 19 November 1875, p. 3.
  • Anon., 'Art. The Society of French Artists', The Examiner, London, 20 November 1875.

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, p. 218 (cat. no. 419).
  • Holden, Donald. Whistler Landscapes and Seascapes. New York, 1969, No. 40, pl. 10.
  • Peters, Lisa N., James McNeill Whistler, New York, 1996, p. 80.
  • Sickert, Bernhard, Whistler, London and New York, 1908 (cat. no. 104).
  • Singletary, Suzanne M., James McNeill Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music, London and New York, 2017, p. 89.

Books, General

  • Meslay, Olivier, Turner: life and landscape, New York, 2005, pp. 121-22.
  • Piper, David, Artists' London, London, 1982, p. 94.

Catalogues 1906-Present

COLLECTION:

  • Roberts, William, Pictures in the Collection of P. A. B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: British and Modern French Schools, Philadelphia, 1915, unpaginated, repr.
  • Valentiner, Wilhelm R. (intro.), Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923, unpaginated, repr.
  • Valentiner, Wilhelm R. (intro.), Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931, p. 214, repr.
  • Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959), p. 110, repr.
  • American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970, p. 122, repr.
  • American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980, p. 257, repr.
  • Wilmerding, John, American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1980, p. 136, repr.
  • Walker, John,National Gallery of Art, Washington, revised edition, New York, 1984, p. 561 (cat. no. 850), repr.
  • Wilmerding, John, American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, revised edition, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1988, p. 156, repr.
  • American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1992, p. 380, repr.
  • Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles, American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, DC, 1998, pp. 244-48, repr.

EXHIBITIONS:

  • Spencer, Robin, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 1969 (cat. no. 26).
  • The Color of Mood: American Tonalism 1880-1910, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1972 (cat. no. 46).
  • London and the Thames: Paintings of Three Centuries, National Maritime Museum for the Department of Environment, Somerset House, Greenwich, 1977 (cat. no. 68), repr.
  • 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. 38) as 'Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf.'
  • Songs on Stone: James McNeill Whistler and the Art of Lithography, Art Institute of Chicago and National Gallery of Canada, 1998–1999 (cat. no. 33) as 'Chelsea Wharf: Grey and Silver'.
  • Andreeva, Galina, and Margaret F. MacDonald, Whistler and Russia, State Tretyakow Gallery, Moscow, 2006, pp. 109, 182 (cat. no. 4), repr. p. 109.
  • MacDonald, Margaret, and Patricia de Montfort, An American in London: Whistler and the Thames, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Addison Gallery of American Art, Freer Gallery of Art, 2013-2014, p. 81 (cat. no. 36), repr.

Journals 1906-Present

  • None.

Websites

  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, website at https://www.nga.gov.

Unpublished

  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 58) 'Chelsea Wharf: Grey and silver / Shipping on the Thames / Chelsea Reach: Harmony in grey.'

Other

  • None.

Last updated: 22nd December 2020 by Margaret