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George Inness (1825-1894)
Across the Meadows, Montclair, New Jersey
signed 'G. Inness' (lower right)
oil on canvas
31 78 x 42 18 in. (81 x 107 cm.)
Painted circa 1891-93.

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 197, sold by the above.
C.H. Russell, acquired from the above.
[With]George H. Ainslee Galleries, New York, by 1912.
John F. Braun, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by 1926.
[With]Leroy Ireland, New York.
[With]Victor D. Spark, New York.
Parke-Bernet, New York, 11 October 1951, lot 82.
(Possibly) [With]James Graham & Sons, New York.
Stouffer's Restaurant, New York.
[With]Edward L. Shein.
Babcock Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.

EXHIBITED
New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, December 27, 1894, p. 32, no. 46.
New York, New York School of Applied Design for Women, Summer Exhibition of Paintings by the Late George Inness and a Few Examples by A.H. Wyant from the George H. Ainslie Collection, June-September 1912, no. 16 (as Across the Meadow, Montclair).
Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Museum of Art, Retrospective and Comparative Exhibition of Paintings by the Late George Inness and...the Late A.H. Wyant from the George H. Ainslee Collection, November 1-30, 1913, p. 16, no. 28 (as Across the Meadows, Montclair).
Rochester, New York, University of Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, The Inaugural Exhibition, October 8-29, 1913, no. 22.
St. Louis, Missouri, City Art Museum, An Exhibition of Paintings by George Inness, N.A., and Alexander H. Wyant, N.A., February 1914, no. 24.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Fairmount Park, A Loan Exhibition of Paintings from the Collection of John F. Braun, May-September 1930, no. 38.
Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, George Inness of Montclair, January 12-February 16, 1964, no. 48, illustrated.
Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Art Center, George Inness, November 29, 1965-January 2, 1966.

LITERATURE
A Great American Painter; The Landscapes of the Late George Inness, New-York Daily Tribune, December 28, 1894, p. 7.
"Sale of Inness' Works Ended," New York Herald, February 15, 1895, p. 9.
H.M. Watts, "The John F. Braun Collection of American Art," Arts and Decoration, vol. 25, no. 3, July 1926, p. 78.
L. Ireland, The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, p. 391, no. 1492, illustrated.
N. Cikovsky, Jr., George Inness, New York, 1971, p. 55, pl. 10, illustrated.
M.V. Alper, "American Mythologies in Painting, Part 4," Arts Magazine, vol. 46, no. 8, Summer 1972, p. 52.
M. Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007, p. 316, no. 1008, illustrated.
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