National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Wapping James McNeill Whistler (artist)
American, 1834 - 1903
Wapping, 1860-1864
oil on canvas
overall: 72 x 101.8 cm (28 3/8 x 40 1/16 in.) framed: 92.1 x 123.5 x 7.6 cm (36 1/4 x 48 5/8 x 3 in.)
John Hay Whitney Collection
On View
From the Tour: Whistler, Sargent, and Tanner — Americans Abroad in the Late 1800s
Object 5 of 7

1905Bénédite, Léonce. "Artistes contemporains: Whistler." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 33 (1905): 496-497.
1908Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell. The Life of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols. London, 1908: 1:88-89, 91, 127, 140, repro. facing 88.
1917Duret, Théodore. Whistler. Translated by Frank Rutter. London, 1917: 41 (original edition, Paris, 1904).
1921Pennell, Elizabeth Robins. The Whistler Journal. Philadelphia, 1921: 119, 122, 161-162.
1956Rewald, John. "French Paintings in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney." The Connoisseur 134, no. 552 (April 1956):140, repro.
1960James McNeill Whistler. An Exh. of Paintings and Other Works, Organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the English-Speaking Union of the U.S.. Exh. cat. The Arts Council Gallery and Knoedler Galleries, London and New York, 1960: 34-35, pl. 4.
1963Sutton, Denys. Nocturne: The Art of James McNeill Whistler. London, 1963: 43, fig. 5.
1966Sutton, Denys. James McNeill Whistler: Paintings, Etchings, Pastels, Watercolours. London, 1966: 9, 186, color pl. 11.
1978Fleming, Gordon. The Young Whistler. London, 1978: 158-159, 196-198, fig. 22.
1978Taylor, Hilary. James McNeill Whistler. London, 1978: 22-23, fig. 18.
1980Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, and Robin Spencer, with the assistance of Hamish Miles. The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols. New Haven, 1980: 1:14-15, no. 35; 2:pl. 23, 368, 376.
1982Spencer, Robin. "Whistler's Subject Matter: 'Wapping' 1860-1864." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 100 (October 1982): 131-142, fig. 1.
1983Rewald, John. The John Hay Whitney Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1983: 172-173, repro.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 557, no. 848, color repro.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 140, no. 47, color repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 379, repro.
1994Anderson, Ronald, and Anne Koval. James McNeill Whistler: Beyond the Myth. New York, 1994: 94-95, color pl. 3.
1994Dorment, Richard, and Margaret F. MacDonald. James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. London, 1994: no. 33, 103-104, color repro.
1995Koval, Anne. Whistler and His Time. London, 1995: 28-31.
1996Warner, Malcolm. The Victorians: British Painting 1837-1901. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1996: 110-111, no. 27, color repro. (exhibition was in 1997).
1998Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 233-238, color repro.
1998Merill, Linda. The Peacock Room: A Cultural Biography. Washington D.C., Freer Gallery of Art, 1998: 55-56, fig. 1.10, repro.
2003Merrill, Linda, et al. After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting. Exh. cat. High Museum of Art, Atlanta; The Detroit Institute of Arts. Atlanta, 2003: 12, fig. 4.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 335, no. 270, color repro.
2005Monet's London: Artists' Reflections on the Thames, 1859-1914. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida; Brooklyn Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art. St. Petersburg, 2005: 22-23, fig. 6.

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