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Other Whistler Collections

Whistler's work is represented in many public collections throughout the world. Examples of his prints will be found in most major art galleries. The most important single other collection to the Hunterian is that of the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., the holding amassed by Whistler's great patron, the American industrialist, Charles Lang Freer.

Important examples of Whistler's art are housed in the following collections:

United Kingdom

Birmingham: Barber Institute of the Fine Arts, University of Birmingham
Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
Dundee: McManus Galleries
Edinburgh: National Gallery of Scotland
Glasgow: Glasgow Museums and Galleries
Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery
London: British Museum
Tate Britain
Victoria and Albert Museum


Paris: Museé d'Orsay


Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum

United States of America

Boston: Museum of Fine Art
Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago
Terra Museum of American Art
Detroit: Detroit Institute of Art
Hartford, CT: Wadsworth Atheneum
Harvard: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum
New York: The Frick Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library
Utica NY: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute
Washington: Corcoran Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art


Important archival resources are held at:

Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art
Glasgow: Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale
Washington: Library of Congress


You are strongly recommended to make contact in advance of any visit to ensure that the works you wish to see are on display or that you have an appointment to view reserve material. Works on paper are rarely on public display.