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

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Red and Black: The Fan

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. 388), plate 229, as 'Red and Black: The Fan'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • 13th Exhibition, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1903 (cat. no. 4) as 'Rouge et Noir – L'Eventail (unfinished)'.

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Pennell, Elisabeth R., 'Two Exhibitions: Whistler and the Portrait Painters', Daily Chronicle, London, 9 November 1903.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Rinder, Frank, 'London Exhibitions', Art Journal, 1904, pp. 27-30, at p. 27.


  • None.

Books on Whistler

  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Susan Galassi, Aileen Ribeiro, and Patricia de Montfort, Whistler, Women and Fashion, New Haven and London, 2003, pp. 38, 185, 193, 196-203, repr. fig. 192.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 2, p. 158.
  • Spalding, Frances, Whistler, Oxford and New York, 1979, p. 65, repr. pl. 53.
  • Spencer, Robin (ed.), Whistler: A Retrospective, New York, 1989, p. 290, repr. pl. 95.
  • Tanida, Hiroyuki, James M. Whistler, Tokyo, 1997, p. 93, repr. pl. 59.

Books, General

  • Kelly, Franklin, American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century - Part 2, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 1998, p. 252.

Catalogues 1906-Present


  • Hopkinson, Martin J., James McNeill Whistler at the Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 1990, repr. cover and pp. 36-37.


  • Young, A. McLaren, James McNeill Whistler, Arts Council Gallery, London, and Knoedler Galleries, New York, 1960 (cat. no. 61).
  • Sweet, Frederick A., James McNeill Whistler, Art Institute of Chicago and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1968 (cat. no. 42).
  • Spencer, Robin, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 1969 (cat. no. 42).
  • Pickvance, Ronald, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903): An Exhibition of Works from the University of Glasgow Collection, Nottingham University Art Gallery, Nottingham, 1970 (cat. no. 9).
  • Young, A. McLaren, Glasgow University's Pictures, Colnaghi, London, 1973 (cat. no. 102), repr. pl. L.
  • Pyne, K A., The Quest for Unity. American Art between World's Fairs, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1983, pp. 146-47 (cat. no. 70).
  • Sutton, Denys, and Martin Hopkinson, ホイスラー展. Whistler Exhibition in Japan, Tokyo, 1987 (cat. no. 24).
  • Wilton, Andrew, The Swagger Portrait. Grand Manner Portraiture in Britain from Van Dyck to Augustus John 1630-1930, Tate Gallery, London, 1992, pp. 58-59, repr. fig. 23.
  • 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. 197).
  • Ayako Ono, ホイッスラー展. James McNeill Whistler Retrospective, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyōto, 2014, and Yokohama Museum of Art, 2014–2015 (cat. no. 35).

Journals 1906-Present

  • Curry, David Park, ‘Total Control: Whistler at an Exhibition’, in: Ruth Fine (ed.), James McNeill Whistler: A Reexamination, Studies in the History of Art, vol. 19, Washington, DC, 1987, pp. 67-82, at p. 70.
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., and Joy Newton, 'Correspondence Duret-Whistler', Gazette des beaux-arts, November 1987, pp. 150-64, at pp. 154-55.
  • Coignard, Jerome, 'Whistler. L'exposition du Musee d'Orsay', Beaux Arts, 1995, p. 43, repr.
  • E.-L., I. (Enaud-Lechien, Isabelle), 'Whistler', Connaisance des Arts, Paris, 1995, pp. 33-34, repr.
  • de Montfort, Patricia, 'Whistler well received', Avenue, Glasgow, vol. 19, January 1996, p. 14, repr.


  • The Hunterian website at
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  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 207).


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