In the Gloaming

George Inness, American, 1825 - 1894

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1893

Oil on canvas

Overall: 22 × 27 1/4 in. (55.9 × 69.2 cm)

Frame: 31 1/2 × 36 1/4 in. (80 × 92.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Clement S. Houghton [alternate credit for gallery labels and reproductions including frame] Gift of Clement S. Houghton; outer frame element is a partial gift of Eli Wilner & Company, 2009

P.948.44

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: G. Inness 1893

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Works of Art on Paper from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September, 1975.

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College [under the auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council], M. Knoedler & Company, Inc, New York, New York, February 10-28, 1970.

Some Quietist Painters: A Trend toward Minimalism in Late Ninetheeth-Century American Painting, Hathorn Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1970, no. 4.

Israel Sack gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hamphire, March 26, 1996.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-May 5, 2002.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2-November 9, 2009.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 21, 1992-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 2010.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 29, 2003-May 8, 2007.

Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 29-April 11, 1976.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11-May 28, 1989 [no catalogue].

Exhibition of the Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, American Fine Arts Society, New York, New York, no. 211, December 27, 1894.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Carpenter Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1962.

Carpenter Art Galleries, Dartmouith College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 28, 1978-1982.

American Paintings, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-February 1, 1974.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

A Century of American Art, 1866-1966, 100 Years of Visual Evolution [An exhibition presented in conjuction with the University's Centennial Celebration Program], Scudder Gallery and Small Gallery, Paul Creative Art Center, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, January 15-February 15, 1966, checklist no. 21.

Publication History

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1970, no. 22.

Sheldon Reich, Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah, 1976, p. 71, no. 82.

Michael Quick, George Inness, A Catalogue Raisonne, Volume Two, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2007, p. 417, no. 1123, plate 239.

Marcel Roche, ed., Interciencia, Volume 19, Number 6, November-December 1994, Caracas: Interciencia, 1994, Cover

LeRoy Ireland, The Works of George Inness, An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonne, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1965, p. 387-388, no. 1482.

Joan C. Siegfried, Some Quietist Painters: A Trend toward Minimalism in Late Ninetheeth-Century American Painting, Saratoga Springs, New York: Skidmore College, 1970, no. 4, mentioned on p. 5 in the introduction; comment p. 12 by Josey Twombly; repro. fig. 2.

Jacquelynn Baas,Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, New York: Hudson Hill Press; Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p. 118-9, no. 103.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 63, no. 42.

Provenance

Estate of the artist (sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, George Inness executor‘s sale, no, 71), February 12, 1895; sold to Clement Stevens Houghton (1863-1949), Boston, Massachusetts at auction, 1895; with Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, 1947-1948 and returned to the owner, Clement Stevens Houghton; given to present collection (arranged through his attorney James D. Gregg, Boston, Massachusetts, Class of 1914), 1948.

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