Macdonald James McNeill Whistler (New York: Harry N.
James McNeill Whistler. (New York: G.P.
The University of Glasgow and the Freer Gallery of Art at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., hold the foremost collections of works of art by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and work in partnership to further research and publication on Whistler and his art. The University of Glasgow, as residuary legatee of Whistler's estate through the will of his executrix, Rosalind Birnie Philip, holds Whistler's copyright and has supported the publication of the correspondence as part of its commitment to make its collections available to researchers and the general public. The edition also makes extensive use of the Pennell-Whistler Collection in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., as well as other collections world-wide.
James McNeill Whistler New York: Harry N.
James McNeill Whistler's original etching, The Punt, was commissioned for the 1862 publication by the Junior Etching Club which appeared under the title of, Passages from Modern English Poets published by Day & Son in London. It was placed within the text to illustrate a poem by John Hamilton Reynolds entitled, The Angler's Soliloquy. The opening stanzas of the poem are quoted below.
James Abbot McNeill Whistler Etchings, Lithographs, …
Finally, in 1903, after receiving his last accolade, an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Glasgow, James Abbott McNeill Whistler passed away on July 17.