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    Sale 2003

    Important American Paintings, Drawings And Sculpture

    21 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    George Inness (1825-1894)

    Wood Interior, Keene Valley

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Inness (1825-1894)
    Wood Interior, Keene Valley
    signed 'G. Inness' (lower right)
    oil on board laid down on panel
    17¾ x 23¾ in. (45.1 x 60.3 cm.)
    Painted circa 1884-87.


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Sale: Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, New York, 12-14 February 1895, no. 208.
    Louis Ettlinger, New York, acquired from the above.
    Senator Frederick S. Gibbs, New York.
    Sale: American Art Association, New York, 24-26 February 1904, no. 276.
    John F. Carroll, acquired from the above.
    Mrs. John F. Carroll, wife of the above.
    Estate of the above.
    Sale: Anderson Galleries, New York, 5-6 February 1920, no. 53 (as The Interior of the Wood, Keene Valley).
    Henry Schultheis Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
    Private collection.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 309, no. 1239.
    M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. two, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, p. 171, no. 854, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, December 27, 1894, no. 152.