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

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Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Brown: Portrait of Arthur J. Eddy

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. 425), plate 262, as 'Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Brown: Portrait of Arthur J. Eddy'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • 73rd Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1904 (cat. no. 31) as 'An Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown'.
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 18) as 'An Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown'.

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 (cat. no. 18).
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 2, p. 156.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Whistler Journal, Philadelphia, 1921, repr. f.p. 240.
  • Spencer, Robin, Whistler, New York, 1990, pp. 132-33.
  • Sutherland, Daniel E., Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake, New Haven and London, 2014, p. 279.
  • Sutton, Denys, Nocturne: The Art of James McNeill Whistler, London, 1963, p. 128.
  • Sutton, Denys, James McNeill Whistler: Paintings, Etchings, Pastels and Watercolours, London, 1966, p. 196, pl. 122.
  • Way, Thomas Robert, Memories of James McNeill Whistler, the Artist, London and New York, 1912, pp. 99-100.

Books, General

  • Barter, Judith A., Kimberly Rhodes, and Seth A. Thayer, American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I, Chicago, 1998, pp. 302-04 (cat. no. 154).
  • Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago, Highlights of the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2017, p. 63.

Catalogues 1906-Present

EXHIBITIONS:

  • American Oil Paintings and Sculpture, 20th Annual Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, 1907 (cat. no. 435) 'Portrait of a Gentleman'.
  • Loan Portrait Exhibition, The Arts Club of Chicago, 1918 (cat. no. 36).
  • Exhibition of Paintings from the Collection of the Late Arthur Jerome Eddy, Art Institute of Chicago, 1922 (cat. no. 66) as 'Arthur J. Eddy'.
  • The Arthur Jerome Eddy Collection of Modern Paintings and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, 1931 (cat. no. 19) as 'Portrait of Arthur Jerome Eddy', repr. frontispiece.
  • Sweet, Frederick A. (ed.), Sargent, Whistler and Mary Cassatt, Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1954 (cat. no. 119) as 'Arthur Jerome Eddy'.
  • Sweet, Frederick A., James McNeill Whistler, Art Institute of Chicago and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1968 (cat. no. 41) as 'Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown: Portrait of Arthur J. Eddy'.
  • Merrill, Linda, et al., After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 2003, pp. 122-25, 186 (cat. no. 10, shown in Detroit only) as 'Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown: Portrait of Arthur J. Eddy'.
  • Whistler's Mother: An American Icon Returns to Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, 2017 (no catalogue).
  • John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age, Art Institute of Chicago, 2018 (cat. no. 91).

Journals 1906-Present

  • Museum Accessions, American Magazine of Art, 1932, repr.
  • Hanks, David, 'American paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago', Part 2, The Magazine Antiques, November 1973, pp. 895-905, repr. p. 903.
  • Sweet, Frederick A., 'Great Chicago Collectors', Apollo, vol. 84, September 1966, pp. 190-207, at pp. 196-97.

Websites

  • Art Institute of Chicago website at www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/8958 (acc. 2019).
  • Clarke, Jay A., and Sarah Kelly Oehler, eds., Whistler Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, 2020, website.
  • Strother, Stephanie L., 'Cat. 35 Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown: Portrait of Arthur Jerome Eddy, 1894: Curatorial Entry,' in Whistler Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, 2020, URL.
  • Muir, Kimberley, 'Cat. 35 Arrangement in Flesh Color and Brown: Portrait of Arthur Jerome Eddy, 1894: Technical Summary,' in Whistler Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, 2020, URL.

Unpublished

  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 211).

Other

  • None.

Last updated: 27th April 2021 by Margaret