About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

Sunset in the Valley, 1890

Oil on canvas
56.5 x 92.1 cm (22 1/4 x 36 1/4 in.)
Signed lower left: "G. Inness 1890"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.38

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 975.

Ownership History

Thomas B. Clarke (sale, American Art Galleries, American Art Association, New York) February 14-18, 1899; Emerson McMillin, New York, from 1899 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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