About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

Twilight in Italy, 1874

Oil on panel
41.9 × 65.7 cm (16 1/2 × 25 7/8 in.)
Signed at right: "G. Inness 1874"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1911.44

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, Art at The Time of the Centennial, June 19-August 8, 1976, no catalogue or checklist published, as Twilight.

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 463.

Ownership History

Emerson McMillin, New York, New York, purchased at auction, 1902, to 1911; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1911, as "Evening Landscape," 1871; with Henry Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago, 1911; sold to Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1911; given to the Art Institute, 1911.

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