Sotheby's /Dec 4, 2013
€184,692.67 - €258,569.74
Artworks in Arcadja172
Some works of George InnessExtracted between 172 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Sotheby's -Apr 16, 2014 - New YorkLot number: 59
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Mrs. Jonathan Scott Hartley, New York (Helen Inness Hartley, daughter of the artist) M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1919 John Levy Galleries, New York, 1919-1920 Albert R. Jones, Kansas City, Missouri Virginia Jones Mullen (daughter of the above) Ralph E. Mullin (husband of the above) Sale: Sotheby’’s, New York, March 15, 2000, lot 27 Mark Murray Fine Paintings, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner New York, John Levy Galleries, n.d. 59 George Inness 1825-1894 IN A SHADY NOOK signed G Inness (lower right) oil on canvas 30 by 25 inches (76.2 by 63.5 cm) Painted circa 1893. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD Print In generally good condition. Under ultraviolet light: a green varnish, scattered areas of inpainting, espcially at top left and right corners, a horizontal line of inpainting at top center, and a verticle line of inpainting likely to address stretcher bar marks at right.
Auction: Christie's -Feb 26, 2014 - New YorkLot number: 146
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George Inness (1825-1894) Berkshire Hills oil on canvas 46½ x 66 in. (118.1 x 167.6 cm.) Painted circa 1846-47. (Possibly) S.A. Coale, Jr., St. Louis, Missouri. (Possibly) American Art Galleries, New York, S.A. Coale, Jr. Sale, 18 April 1894, lot 49. George A. Hearn, New York, by 1901. American Art Association, New York, Hearn Estate Sale, 25 February 1918, lot 128. [With]Otto Bernet, New York. Mrs. John A. Beach, Greenwich, Connecticut. Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 23 February 1955, lot 46. King Cole Restaurant, Dayton, Ohio. [With]Peter Schweller Fine Arts, New York, 2000. Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, 2000. Christie's, New York, 19 May 2005, lot 91. Acquired by the present owner from the above. C.H. Caffin, American Masters of Painting: Being Brief Appreciations of Some American Painters, 1913, n.p., illustrated. Catalogue of the Collection of Foreign and American Paintings Owned by Mr. George A. Hearn, New York, 1908, pp. xiii, 162, no. 202, illustrated. E. Daingerfield, Fifty Paintings by George Inness, 1913, p. 9, pl. 1, illustrated. R. Cortissoz, "Field of Art," Scribner's Magazine, vol. 77, no. 4, April 1925, pp. 441, 446, illustrated. R.H. Gabriel, ed., Pageant of America, vol. 3, New Haven, Connecticut, 1926, p. 76, fig. 153, illustrated. The Index of Twentieth Century Artists, vol. 4, no. 3, December 1936, p. 359. E. McCausland, "The Early Inness," American Collector, vol. 15, no. 4, May 1946, p. 7. L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 14, no. 44, illustrated. The Berkshire Museum, A Return to Arcadia: Nineteenth Century Berkshire County Landscapes, exhibition catalogue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1990, pp. 35, 38, 83, no. 31. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, A Walk in the Country: Inness and the Berkshires, exhibition catalogue, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2005, p. 24. M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 1, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, pp. 54-55, no. 15, illustrated. New York, Lotos Club, American Paintings from the Collection of Mr. George A. Hearn, March 30-April 2, 1901, no. 23 (erroneously dated 1858). Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, The Inaugural Loan Collection of Paintings, May 31-July 1, 1905, no. 188. Pittsfield, Massachusetts, The Berkshire Museum, and elsewhere, A Return to Arcadia: Nineteenth Century Berkshire County Landscapes, March 30-July 1, 1990, no. 31. Williamstown, Massachusetts, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, A Walk in the Country: Inness and the Berkshires, February 6-April 17, 2005.
Auction: Christie's -Dec 5, 2013 - New YorkLot number: 160
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Lot Description George Inness (1825-1894) A Snowy Haystack signed and dated 'G. Inness 1889' (lower right) oil on canvas 24 x 38 in. (61 x 96.5 cm.) Provenance The artist. Estate of the above. Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, Executor's Sale of Paintings by the Late George Inness, N.A., 12-14 February 1895, lot 199. Mr. and Mrs. Kalman Haas, New York, acquired from the above. Parke-Bernet, New York, 15-16 May 1946, lot 98. John Nicholson Galleries, New York, acquired from the above. [With]Findlay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Private collection, Illinois. Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 November 1965, lot 72. [With]Eleanor Gordon, Pennsylvania. Daniel W. Ditrick, Villanova, Pennsylvania. [With]Jordan-Volpe Gallery, Inc., New York, 1981. [With]Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, 1983. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1983. Pre-Lot Text PROPERTY FROM THE WESTERVELT COMPANY Literature American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings left by the Late George Inness, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1894, p. 33, no. 58. M. Knoedler & Co., Eighth Annual Summer Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, exhibition checklist, New York, 1915, no. 28 (as Haystacks in Winter). L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 332, no. 1311, illustrated. D.P. Curry, E.L. O'Leary, S.J. Rawles, American Dreams: Paintings and Decorative Arts from the Warner Collection, exhibition catalogue, Richmond, Virginia, 1997, p. 43, pl. 28, illustrated (as Haystack, Montclair). M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, vol. I, p. 25, vol. II, pp. 26, 252-53, no. 963, pl. 199, illustrated. Exhibited New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, December 27, 1894, no. 58. New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Eighth Annual Summer Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, 1915, no. 28 (as Haystacks in Winter). Jacksonville, Florida, Cummer Gallery of Art, American Favorites from the Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation and the David Warner Foundation, September 16-November 11, 1984 (as Haystack, Montclair). Birmingham, Alabama, The Birmingham Museum of Art, American Masterpieces from the Warner Collection, January 30-March 29, 1987 (as Haystack, Montclair). South Bend, Indiana, South Bend Art Center, American Masterpieces from the Warner Collection, December 9, 1989-February 4, 1990. Waco, Texas, Sixth Annual Brazos Forum, 1990 (as Haystack, Montclair). Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, American Dreams: Paintings and Decorative Arts from the Warner Collection, September 20, 1997-January 5, 1998.
Auction: Sotheby's -Dec 4, 2013 - New YorkLot number: 12
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We are grateful to Dr. Michael Quick for his assistance in researching and cataloguing this lot. This work will be included in the supplement to Dr. Quick’’s catalogue raisonné of the artist’’s work. Provenance Esther H. Byers, 1900 Abbot Academy, John-Esther Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts (gift from the above; sold: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, April 19, 1972, lot 63, illustrated) Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1972 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cahners, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1973 (acquired from the above) By descent to the present owners Exhibited New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Faces and Places: Changing Images of 19th Century America, December 1972-January 1973, no. 47, illustrated in color 12 PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE FAMILY OF HELENE RAAB CAHNERS George Inness 1825-1894 A JUNE DAY signed G. Inness and dated 1881 (lower left); also inscribed Study from Nature on the stretcher oil on canvas 24 by 30 inches (61 by 76.2 cm) Estimate 250,000 - 350,000 USD Print This work is in good condition. The canvas is lined. Under UV: there are a few scattered spots of inpainting in center left and upper left corner, and one spot in the upper center sky. There is some inpainting along the extreme bottom edge to address frame abrasion.
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Lot 76 George Inness American, 1825-1894 The Shepherd and Flock at Sunset, Italy , 187(2) Remnants of a signature and dated 187(2) (lr) Oil on canvas 16 1/8 x 24 inches Provenance: Reichard & Co., New York This work will be included in the supplement to Michael Quick's catalogue raisonne of the artist's work. We thank Dr. Quick for his kind assistance in confirming this to be an Italian subject. C Estimate $20,000-30,000 Old glue lining; flattened craquelure. Selectively cleaned; vertical strokes of older inpaint at right center and more recent inpaint, most notably in the upper left quadrant and at center. Not examined out of frame. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.