About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

Sunlit Valley, 1893

Oil on canvas
61 x 92.1 cm (24 x 36 1/4 in.)
Signed lower right: "G. Inness 1893"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.37

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 1107.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist (sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, February 12-14, 1895, no. 48, as Sunlit Valley; Edward Kearney, New York, 1895; Emerson McMillin, New York; M. Knoedler & Co., New York, by 1911; Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago, 1911; sold to Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1911; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1911.

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