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George Inness (1825-1894)
George Inness (1825-1894)
George Inness (1825-1894)
George Inness (1825-1894)
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GEORGE INNESS (1825-1894)

A Glimpse of the Hudson, near Tarrytown

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GEORGE INNESS (1825-1894)
A Glimpse of the Hudson, near Tarrytown
signed 'G. Inness' and indistinctly dated (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1891.
Provenance
The artist.
Estate of the above.
Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 12-14 February 1895, lot 126, sold by the above.
R.F. Luckey, acquired from the above.
Parke-Bernet, New York, 17 October 1962, lot 64, sold by the above.
Babcock Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
James Biddle, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Menconi & Schoelkopf, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2007.
Literature
N. Cikovsky Jr., Life and Work of George Inness, New York, 1977, pp. 308, 332, 366, fig. 116, illustrated.
L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, pp. 346-47, no. 1361, illustrated (as A Glimpse of the Hudson, near Tarrytown, N.Y.).
M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, p. 314, no. 1005, illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, December 27, 1894, no. 99.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Friends Collect, 1966.
College Park, Maryland, University of Maryland Art Gallery, Jasper F. Cropsey, 1823-1900: A Retrospective View of America's Painter of Autumn, 1968, pp. 48, 63, illustrated.

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Lot Essay

Described by Michael Quick as a "perfectly balanced composition," the present work demonstrates the consciousness of surface design with which George Inness painted in this period. (George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, p. 314)

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