About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

A Silver Morning, 1886

Oil on canvas
114.3 x 90.2 cm (45 x 35 1/2 in.)
Signed and dated, lower right: "G. Inness 1884"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1925.38

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 895.

Ownership History

Richard H. Halsted, New York (sale, American Art Galleries, American Art Association, New York [Halsted sale], January 9, 1895, as A Silver Morning); W.H. Granberry, purchased at auction, 1895. Harry Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago, by 1909. Edward B. Butler, Chicago, by 1925; given to the Art Institute, 1925.

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