Lot 53
  • 53

George Inness

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
Sold
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Description

  • George Inness
  • After Sundown, Montclair, New Jersey
  • signed Geo. Inness and dated 1888 (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 30 by 45 inches
  • (76.2 by 114.3 cm)

Provenance

Estate of the artist (sold: Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, February 12-14, 1895, no. 222)
W.V. Lawrence (acquired from the above)
Private Collection (by descent from the above) 
John Nicholson Galleries, New York, 1948
LeRoy Ireland, New York, 1948 (acquired from the above)
Mr. Ernest Closuit, Texas
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 1958 (gift from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 29, 2012, lot 41)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings by the Late George Inness, 1894, no. 15
Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Main Currents in the Development of American Painting, 1936, no. 46, p. 27, as After Sundown, Montclair
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Art Association, Loan Exhibition of International Art, 1937, no. 195
Boston, Massachusetts, Robert C. Vose Galleries, Inness and the Hudson River School: An Exhibition Showing the Development of American Landscape Art from Primitives through Inness, 1944, no. 21
Boston, Massachusetts, Robert C. Vose Galleries, Exhibition of Masterworks by Deceased American Artists, 1947, illustrated 
Montclair, New Jersey, The Montclair Art Museum, George Inness of Montclair, 1964, no. 35, illustrated, as Sundown, Montclair
Austin, Texas, University Art Museum, University of Texas, The Paintings of George Inness (1844-1894), 1965-6, no. 110, p. 37
College Station, Texas A & M University, George Inness, 1967

Literature

"Inness," Masters in Art: A Series of Illustrated Monographs, vol. 9, part 102, 1908, p. 253
Macbeth Gallery, Art Notes, January 1927, p. 1486, 1488, illustrated
Art News, January 15, 1927, p. 9
LeRoy Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, no. 1268, p. 319, illustrated
James W. Malone, et al., Painting and Sculpture: Selections from the Collection of the Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1974
Michael Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné1880-1894, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, vol. II, no. 929, pp. 225-6, illustrated
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