About This Artwork

George Inness
American, 1825–1894

The Lonely Farm, Nantucket, 1892

Oil on canvas
78.1 × 116.2 cm (30 3/4 × 45 3/4 in.)
Signed, lower left: "G. Inness 1892"

Edward B. Butler Collection, 1914.189

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Michael Quick, George Inness, a Catalogue Raisonne, vol. 2 (Rutgers University Press, 2007), no. 1041.

Beth Venn, "Every Hour of the Light: The Art of Mary Sipp-Green," (The Artist Book Foundation, 2015), (ill.).

Ownership History

Estate of the artist (sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York [George Inness executor's sale], February 12-14, 1895, as The Lonely Farm, Nantucket; George E. Tewksbury, acquired 1895; Lewis G. Tewksbury (sale, Benjamin S. Wise, Auctioneer, New York, April 24-26, 1902, as The Lonely Farm; with Harry Reinhardt Galleries, Chicago; Edward B. Butler, Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1914.

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