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

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The Black Hat – Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip

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. 535), plate 361, as 'The Black Hat – Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip'.

Authored by Whistler

  • None.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • None.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Andrews, Annulet, 'Cousin Butterfly: Being some Memories of Whistler', Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, vol. 73, no. 435, March 1904, pp. 318-27, at p. 325.


  • None.

Books on Whistler

  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Susan Galassi, Aileen Ribeiro, and Patricia de Montfort, Whistler, Women and Fashion, New Haven and London, 2003, p. 208.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, vol. 2, pp. 279, 291.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Whistler Journal, Philadelphia, 1921, pp. 77, 235.

Books, General

  • None.

Catalogues 1906-Present

  • Young, A. McLaren, James McNeill Whistler, Arts Council Gallery, London, and Knoedler Galleries, New York, 1960 (cat. no. 78) as ‘The Black Hat’.
  • Sweet, Frederick A. (ed.), James McNeill Whistler, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY, 1968 (cat. no. 51).
  • Spencer, Robin, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 1969 (cat. no. 60).
  • 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. 19).
  • Young, A. McLaren, Glasgow University's Pictures, Colnaghi, London, 1973 (cat. no. 113).
  • ホイスラー展. Whistler Exhibition in Japan, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo; Shizuoka Prefectural Museum, Shizuoka, 1986 (cat. no. 42).
  • Merrill, Linda, et al., After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 2003, p. 247 note 63 (not in exhibition).
  • James McNeill Whistler: selected works from the Hunterian Art Gallery, Dixon Gallery, 2004-2005; Taft Museum of Art, 2005; Philbrook Museum of Art, 2005; Boca Raton Museum of Art, 2005-2006; Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 2006; Nevada Museum of Art, 2007; Tyler Museum of Art, 2007 (cat. no. 9).
  • 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. 38).

Journals 1906-Present

  • Zoff, Otto, ‘Eine Whistler-Ausstellung in New York’ in Das Kunstwerk, vol. 14, no. 7, 1961, pp. 26–29, repr.


  • The Hunterian website at
  • ArtUk website at


  • Revillon, Joseph Whistler, Draft Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of J. McN. Whistler, [ca 1945-1955], Glasgow University Library (cat. no. 235).


  • Hetherington, Sir Hector, Principal's Letter to Graduates, University of Glasgow, August 1958, repr. f.p. 3.

Last updated: 25th November 2020 by Margaret