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Catalogue RaisonnÚs

Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York: Grolier Club, 1910

MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue RaisonnÚ, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995

McLaren Young, Andrew, MacDonald, Margaret F., Spencer, Robin and Miles, Hamish, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980; catalogue raisonnÚ

Stratis, Harriet, and Tedeschi, Martha (eds), The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1988; catalogue raisonnÚ

General Texts

Curry, David Park, James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution. In association with W.W. Norton & Company, New York and London, 1984

Dorment, Richard and MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler, London: Tate Gallery Publications, 1994; exhibition catalogue

Getscher, Robert H. and Marks, Paul G., James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent: Two annotated bibliographies, New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1986

Grieve, Alastair, Whistler's Venice, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000

Heijbroek, J.F., and MacDonald, Margaret F., Whistler and Holland, Zwolle: Uitgeverij, and Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 1997

Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, in association with the Art Gallery of Ontario, 1984

MacDonald, Margaret F., Beatrice Whistler, Glasgow: Hunterian Art Gallery, 1997; exhibition catalogue

MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice, Aldershot: Lund Humphries, 2000

MacDonald, Margaret F., de Montfort, Patricia, and Thorp, Nigel (eds), The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler, on-line centenary edition www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/Correspondence, Glasgow: University of Glasgow Centre for Whistler Studies, 2003

Merrill, Linda, A Pot of Paint: Aesthetics on Trial in "Whistler v. Ruskin", Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Instituion and Freer Gallery of Art, 1992

Merrill, Linda, The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography, Washington: Freer Gallery of Art, and New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998

Pennell, Joseph and Elizabeth, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London: Heinemann, 1908

Thorp, Nigel (ed.), Whistler on Art, Selected Letters and Writing, 1849 – 1903, of James McNeill Whistler, Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1994