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

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The Riva - Sunset; red and gold

Catalogues Raisonnés

  • MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1995 (cat. no. 807) as 'The Riva – Sunset; red and gold'.

Catalogues 1855-1905

  • Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 6) as 'The Riva – Sunset; red and gold.'

Newspapers 1855-1905

  • Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Venice Pastels', The Daily News, London, 31 January 1881.
  • Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Pastels at the Fine Art Society', The Standard, London, 31 January 1881, p. 2.
  • Anon., 'Art: Venice Pastels', The Observer, London, 6 February 1881, supplement p. 1.

Journals 1855-1905

  • Anon., [Godwin, E. W.], 'Review of Venice Pastels Exhibition', British Architect, 4 February 1881, pp. 59-64.
  • Anon., 'Mr Whistler's Pastels', Athenaeum, no. 2780, 5 February 1881, p. 206.
  • 'Mr. Whistler's 'Venice Pastels', The Queen, 12 February 1881, p. 171.
  • Wedmore, Frederick, 'Fine Art: Mr Whistler's Pastels', The Academy, vol. 29, 19 February 1881, p. 142.
  • Fanfulla, 26 February 1881.

Books on Whistler

  • Grieve, Alastair, Whistler's Venice, New Haven and London, 2000, pp. 159, 161, repr. pl. 202, view repr. pl. 203.
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice, Aldershot and California, 2001, p. 99.
  • Way, Thomas Robert, and G. R. Dennis, The Art of James McNeill Whistler: An Appreciation, 1st edition, London, 1903, p. 93.
  • Way, Thomas Robert, Memories of James McNeill Whistler, the Artist, London and New York, 1912, repr. f.p. 52.

Journals 1906-Present

  • Curry, David Park, 'James McNeill Whistler: Aestheticizing Realism,' Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, 2015, p. 44, fig. 1.

Websites

  • Yale University Art Gallery website at https://artgallery.yale.edu/collections/objects/8121.

Last updated: 11th February 2021 by Margaret