The Old Mill

George Inness

The Old Mill

George Inness (1849)

New York, American Art Union, Jun–Dec. 1849, cat. 128. New York, John Fell O’Brien Art Gallery, Jan. 13–14, 1902, cat. 108. Art Institute of Chicago, The Hudson River School and Early American Landscape Tradition, Feb. 15–Mar. 15, 1945, cat. 123; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr. 17–May 18, 1945. Springfield, Mass., George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, George Inness, An American Landscape Painter, 1825–1894, Feb. 25–Mar. 24, 1946; Brooklyn Museum, Apr. 5–May 12, 1946, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, May 19–June 23, 1946, cat. 3. Decatur Art Center, Ill., Masterpieces of The Old and New World, Apr. 11–May 9, 1948, cat. 23. Austin, University Art Museum, University of Texas, The Paintings of George Inness (1844–1894), Dec. 12, 1965–Jan. 30, 1966, cat. 6. Salt Lake City, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, American Painting Around 1850, Jan. 11–Feb. 22, 1976, cat. 14.

American Art Union, New York; James P. Kelly, New York, 1849, by distribution from the American Art-Union; (Sale, John Fell O'Brien, Auctioneer, at the Waldorf-Astoria, New York, January 13-14, 1902, no. 108); William Owen and Erna Sawyer Goodman, by 1939; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1939.

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