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George Inness (1825-1894)
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARGARET B. NICHOLS
George Inness (1825-1894)

Nine O'Clock

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George Inness (1825-1894)
Nine O'Clock
signed and dated 'G. Inness 1891.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 45 in. (76.2 x 114.3 cm.)
Provenance
[With]Thomas B. Clarke, New York.
William H. Fuller.
Thomas B. Clarke, New York, 1893.
Sale: American Art Galleries, New York, 14-18 February 1899, no. 61.
G.B. Torrey, acquired from the above.
William T. Evans, New York.
Sale: American Art Galleries, New York, 31 January-2 February 1900, no. 179.
George E. Morris, acquired from the above.
Private collection.
Literature
W.H. Downes and F.T. Robinson, "Some Living American Painters. Critical Conversations by Howe and Torrey," The Art Interchange, no. 4, April 1894, p. 101.
M. Schuyler, "George Inness: The Man and His Work," The Forum, November 1894, p. 311.
"Art at the Union League," The New York Times, March 11, 1898, p. 7.
"Art Exhibitions: Mr. Thomas B. Clarke's Collection of American Paintings," New York Daily Tribune, February 7, 1899, p. 8.
"American Landscapes and Marines at the Lotos Club," The Sun, March 24, 1899, n.p.
O.L. Triggs, The Changing Order: A Study of Democracy, 1908, p. 81.
Master's in Art: A Series of Illustrated Monographs, vol. 9, Boston, Massachusetts, 1908, pt. 102, p. 253.
E. Daingerfield, Fifty Paintings by George Inness, 1913, pp. 13-14, pl. 36, illustrated.
E. Daingerfield, "George Inness," The Century Magazine, no. 1, November 1917, p. 71, illustrated.
The Index of Twentieth Century Artists, no. 3, December 1936, p. 362.
L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 351, no. 1374, illustrated.
W.H. Truettner, "William T. Evans, Collector of American Paintings," The American Art Journal, Fall 1971, p. 75.
H.B. Weinberg, "Thomas B. Clarke: Foremost Patron of American Art from 1872-1899," The American Art Journal, no. 1, May 1976, p. 77.
C.K. Carr and G. Gurney, Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1993, p. 267, illustrated.
M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. two, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2006, pp. 324-25, no. 1017, illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, Union League Club, Paintings by American Artists; Annual Meeting, January 14-16, 1892, no. 33 (as Nine O'Clock--Night).
New York, Union League Club, A Group of Paintings by American Artists Accepted for the Columbian Exposition 1893, March 9-11, 1893, no. 18.
Chicago, Illinois, World's Columbian Exposition, Official Catalogue, Part X, Department K, Fine Arts, May 1-October 31, 1893, no. 597.
New York, Union League Club, The Paintings of Two Americans, March 10-12, 1898, no. 14.
New York, Lotos Club, March 1899.

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