About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

Twilight in Italy, 1890

Oil on canvas
50.7 × 76.2 cm (19 15/16 × 30 in.)
Signed lower right: "G. Inness 1890"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.42

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 971.

Ownership History

Possibly with Thomas B. Clarke, New York; Emerson McMillin, S.P. Avery, Jr. New York (possible sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, James P. Silo, Auctioneer, at Waldorf-Astoria, New York [S.P. Avery, Jr. sale with additions], March 20, 1902, no. 37; Emerson McMillin, New York, New York, purchased at auction, 1902 to 1911; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York; with Harry Reinhardt, New York; sold to Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1911; given to the Art Institute, 1911.

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