George Inness (1825-1894)
Property from The Westervelt Company, formerly The Gulf States Paper Corporation
George Inness (1825-1894)

The Sun

George Inness (1825-1894)
The Sun
signed and dated 'G. Inness 1886' (lower right)
oil on panel
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)
The artist.
Thomas B. Clarke, New York, acquired from the above, by 1887.
Sale: American Art Association, New York, 14-18 February 1899, no. 311.
Mrs. Alice Cheney, acquired from the above.
[With]Hannah-Thompson Gallery, Detroit, Michigan.
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, 19-20 April 1972, lot 54.
Private collection.
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, 17 April 1975, lot 69.
[With]Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1980.
"The Fine Arts: Paintings by Inness and Homer," The Critic, March 19, 1898, pp. 29, 32, no. 839.
L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, pp. 307-08, no. 1231, illustrated.
H.B. Weinberg, "Thomas B. Clarke: Foremost Patron of American Art from 1872 to 1899," The American Art Journal 8, no. 1, May 1976, n.p., no. 77.
M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. two, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, pp. 204-05, no. 902, illustrated.
New York, The Union League Club, Exhibition of Oil Paintings at the Annual Meeting, January 13, 1887, no. 37.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Catalogue of the Thomas B. Clarke Collection, October 15-November 28, 1891, no. 103.
New York, The Union League Club, Loan Exhibition of Paintings, April 11-13, 1895, no. 46.
(Possibly) New York, Manhattan Club, Paintings Loaned by Members, March 18-22, 1897, no. 2.
New York, The Union League Club, The Paintings of Two Americans, March 10-12, 1898, no. 22.
Sylacauga, Alabama, Sylacauga Art Museum, February 24-March 24, 1982, on loan.
Jacksonville, Florida, Cummer Gallery of Art, American Favorites from the Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation and the David Warner Foundation, September 16-November 11, 1984.
Waco, Texas, Sixth Annual Brazos Forum, America Comes of Age: Emerging Arts and Culture, August 17-October 4, 1990.
Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Impressions of America: The Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation, June 18-July 28, 1991.
Memphis, Tennessee, The Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Impressions of America, November 15, 1992-January 24, 1993.

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