About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

The Moon at Night, 1890

Oil on canvas
56.4 x 68.6 cm (22 1/8 x 27 in.)
Signed lower left: "G. Inness 1890"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.36

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 984.

Ownership History

William T. Evans, New York, by 1900; Fishel, Adler & Schwartz, New York, purchased at auction, 1900; Emerson McMillin, New York, from 1901 to 1911; M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1911; Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago, 1911; sold to Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1911; given to the Art Institute, 1911.

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