About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825-1894

Villa Barberini, 1872

Oil on canvas
23.5 x 34 cm (9 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.)
Signed, lower right: "G. Inness"

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1933.1206

Quick 390

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, N.A., Dec. 27, 1894, cat. 214.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings by George Inness, Mar. 1–17, 1895, cat. 17.

Publication History

Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), p. 221.

LeRoy Ireland, The Works of George Inness (University of Texas Press, 1965), cat. 596.

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 390.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist (sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York [George Inness executor's sale], February 12-14, 1895; Martin A. Ryerson, Chicago, from 1895; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1933.

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