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

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A Red Note: FĂȘte on the Sands, Ostend

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. 366), plate 235, as 'A Red Note: Fête on the Sands, Ostend'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • 64th Annual Exhibition, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1887 (cat. no. 277) as 'A Red Note: Fête on the Sands, Ostend'.
  • Exposition Brown, Boudin, Caillebotte, Lepine, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Whistler, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1888 (cat. no. 43) as 'Note rouge – La Plage d'Ostende'.
  • “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 40).
  • Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1890 (cat. no. 842) as 'Ostende'.
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 2) as 'The Fete on the Sands – Ostend'.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., 'Royal Society of British Artists', The Globe, London, 29 November 1887, p. 3.
  • Anon., 'London Art Galleries', Manchester Courier, Manchester, 30 November 1887, p. 5.
  • Anon., 'Magazines for December', Iluustrated London News, London, 10 December 1887, pp. 27-29.
  • Anon., 'Three Royal Societies of Art', Leeds Mercury, Leeds, 10 December 1887, p. 12.
  • Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Pictures at the Wunderlich Gallery', The Sun, New York, 10 March 1889, p. 14.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Building News and Engineering Journal, vol. 53, 2 December 1887.
  • Magazine of Art, vol. 11, 1888, p. 110.
  • 'Art Corner', Our Corner, vol. 11, 1888, p. 57.
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts Bulletin, September 1904, p. 20.

Monographs

  • A Red Note: Fête on the Sands, Ostend, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Collection Cameo sheet, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, October 1992, repr.

Books on Whistler

  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 2, p. 68.

Books, General

  • Regard sur cinq années d'expositions (Five years of Exhibitions at a Glance), Terra Foundation for the Arts, Chicago, 1997, repr. p. 70.
  • Tricot, Xavier, in Hommage Robert Hooze 1982-2014, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, 2014, pp. 130-33.
  • Weintraub, Stanley, Bernard Shaw on the London art scene, 1885-1950, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989, p. 193.

Catalogues 1906-Present

  • Spink, Nesta, Whistler: The Later Years, University of Michigan Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, 1978 (cat. no. 58).
  • Atkinson, D. Scott et al., A Proud Heritage: Two Centuries of American Art, Terry A. Neff (ed.), Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 1987, p. 148, pl. T-39.
  • Selections from the Permanent Collection: Americans at Home and Abroad, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 1987.
  • An American Revelation: The Daniel J. Terra Collection, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 1988.
  • Whistler and His Circle, Minnesota Museum of Art, St Paul, 1989.
  • Gerdts, William H. et al., Impressions de toujours: les peintres américains en France, 1865-1915 (Lasting Impressions: American Painters in France, 1865-1915), Musée d'Art Américain, Giverny, and Terra Foundation for the Arts, Chicago, 1992, p. 38; fig. 26.
  • Regard sur James Abbott McNeill Whistler (James Abbott McNeill Whistler at a Glance), Musée d'Art Américain, Giverny, 1994.
  • 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. 149), p. 231, repr.
  • The Decorative Form: The Aesthetic Movement, Arts & Crafts and the Asian Influence in American Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 1999.
  • Selections from the Permanent Collection: American Artists in France, 1860–1910, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2001.
  • American Classics: Selections from the Terra Foundation for the Arts, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2002.
  • A Place on the Avenue: Terra Museum of American Art Celebrates 15 Years in Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2002-2003.
  • Modern Harmonies: Whistler Reflects on his Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2003.
  • Merrill, Linda, et al., After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 2003, p. 246, n. 32 (not exhibited).
  • Studied Abroad: Painted Impressions from the Collection, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2003-2004.
  • A Narrative of American Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2004.
  • Davidson, Susan, ed., Art in the USA: 300 años de innovació (Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation), Guggenheim Bilbao; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York; Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago (organisers), 2007. Venues: National Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007 (Shanghai presentations ran concurrently); The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 2007; Guggenheim Bilbao, 2007-2008 (exhibited in Bilbao). Spanish version, repr. p. 117.
  • Tricot, Xavier, in Hommage Robert Hooze 1982-2014, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent 2014, ref. pp. 130-33.
  • Bourguignon, Katherine M., American Impressionism: A New Vision 1880-1900, (Une nouvelle lumière: les américains face à l’impressionnisme/ Impresionismo Americano), Musée des Impressionnismes, Giverny, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2014-2015. (English, French and Spanish versions) repr. p. 123.
  • Gallery Installation, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2015-2016.

Journals 1906-Present

  • 'Portrait D'Artiste', Connaissance des Arts, Paris, 1995, pp. 26-27.

Websites

  • Terra Foundation for American Art website at http://collection.terraamericanart.org.

Unpublished

  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 431).

Other

  • None.

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