Lot Details

Lot
George Inness
American, 1825-1894
The River Bank, circa 1860-1861
Signed G Inness (ll)
Oil on canvas mounted to board
22 x 30 1/8 inches

Provenance:
Alfred Ordway, Haverhill, MA
Mrs. Ordway, his niece
With Seth M. Vose, 1898
Dr. E. A. Ham, Providence, R.I.
R. C. Vose Galleries, Boston
The Honorable Dwight F. Davis, St. Louis, MO aquired 1912
Mrs. Dwight F. Davis
[Sale] Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 20, 1940, lot 67
LeRoy Ireland, New York, 1941
Vose Galleries, Boston 1941-1944
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Paine, Oskosh, WI, 1944-1945
Vose Galleries, Boston, 1945-1948
Joseph A. Safron, St. Louis, 1948
Robert Paul Weimann, Woodbridge, CT, 1974
Steven Straw, Newburtport, MA, 1975
[Sale] Christie's, New York, June 26, 1981

Exhited:
St. Louis, City Art Museum, Loan Exhibition of Paintings Owned in St. Louis, 1913, no. 34
Boston, MA, Robert C. Vose Galleries, Inness and the Hudson River School; Exhibition Showing the Development of American Landscape Art from the Primitives through Inness; Summer Exhibition, 1944, no. 39 as The River Bend
Boston, MA, Robert C. Vose Galleries, Third Annual Summer Exhibition of Early American Landscapes Featuring the Hudson River School, 1946, no. 51

Literature:
LeRoy Ireland, Works of George Inness: Am Illustrated Catalogue Raisonne, University of Texas Press, 1965, no. 186, p. 44, illus.
Michael Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonne, Rutgers University Press, 2007, no. 160, pp. 199-200, illus.


C Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Collection

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Varnish has been selectively cleaned. It is difficult to detect any inpaint under UV light. Craquelure at the lower right corner. Frame rub.


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Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

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