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George Inness (1825-1894)
Property formerly from the Estate of Henry Luce III
George Inness (1825-1894)

Italian Landscape with Aqueduct

Details
George Inness (1825-1894)
Italian Landscape with Aqueduct
bears signature 'G Inness.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
12¾ x 18 in. (32.4 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1847-48.
Provenance
(Possibly) Ogden Haggerty, New York.
Anita Flynn, New Orleans, Lousiana, circa early 1920s.
By descent in the family of the above.
Private collection, acquired from the above.
Sotheby's, New York, 24 May 2000, lot 128.
Henry Luce III, New York, acquired from the above.
Literature
(Possibly) L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 15, no. 46 (as Diana Surprised by Acteon).
M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, New Brunswick, New Jersey and London: Rutgers University Press, 2007, no. 23, illustrated.
Exhibited
(Possibly) New York, National Academy of Design, 1848, no. 159 (as Diana Surprised by Acteon).

Lot Essay

According to Michael Quick this work is after Claude Lorrain's Landscape with Cephalus and Procris Reunited by Diana (1645, National Gallery, London).

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