About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825-1894

Catskill Mountains, 1870

Oil on canvas
123.8 x 184.5 cm (48 3/4 x 72 5/8 in.)
Signed, lower left: "G. Inness 1870"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1912.1623

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest College, A Century of American Painting: Masterpieces Loaned by The Art Institute of Chicago, June 10-16, 1957, cat. 4.

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 369, pl. 79.

Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), pp. 168-71, no. 75.

Ownership History

Mrs. Henry E. Dalley, New York, New York; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1911-12; W. H. Dicks, Chicago, 1912; with W. Scott Thurber, Chicago, 1912; Edward B. Butler, Chicago, 1912; given to the Art Institute, 1912.

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