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    Sale 2142

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    5 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    George Inness (1825-1894)

    Albano, Italy

    Price Realised  

    George Inness (1825-1894)
    Albano, Italy
    signed 'G Inness' (lower left)
    oil on canvas laid down on panel
    10½ x 16¼ in. (26.7 x 41.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1871-73.


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    Provenance

    Gustav H. Buek, East Hampton, New York, by 1913.
    (Possibly) Elliot Daingerfeild.
    [With]Lee Malone, New York.
    Private collection, by 1983.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estates of Mary and Gerard Fountain


    Literature

    Moulton & Ricketts Gallery, Loan Exhibition of Important Works by George Inness, Alexander Wyant, Ralph Blakelock, exhibition catalogue, Chicago, Illinois, 1913, n.p., no. 20, illustrated.
    L. Ireland, Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 136, no. 562, illustrated.
    M. Quick, George Inness, A Catalogue Raisonné, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 413-14, no. 445, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Chicago, Illinois, Moulton & Ricketts Gallery, Loan Exhibition of Important Works by George Inness, Alexander Wyant, Ralph Blakelock, 1913, no. 20.