About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

Moonrise, 1891

Oil on canvas
76.5 x 64.1 cm (30 1/8 x 25 1/4 in.)
Signed lower right: "G. Inness 1891"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.39

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 1027.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist (sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York [George Inness executor's sale], February 12-14, 1895, no. 30); T.J. Briggs, New York, New York, purchased at auction, 1895; Emerson McMillin, New York, New York, to 1911; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1911; with Henry Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago, 1911; sold to Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1911; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1911.

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