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Sacred Grove Near Rome, Italy, ca. 1872
George Inness

Oil on canvas, Image H: 20 in, Image W: 30.125 in, Frame H: 27.25 in, Frame W: 37.25 in
Gift of Clinton Wilder, 1984  84.270
On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. brown paint "G. Inness" Signed in 1895 for the estate sale, by his executor. (source: Michael Quick)

Provenance: George Inness, Montclair, New Jesrsey (ca. 1872-1894); Edward Thaw, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1895-1919); Private collection, Munich, Germany (1919-1950); Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York (1950-52); Clinton Wilder, New York, New York (1958-1984)
Exhibition History:
"Travelers in Arcadia: American Artists in Italy 1830-1875," Detroit Institute of Arts, no. 65, (1951); traveled to Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina (1951)

"Italian Landscapes by George Inness (1825-1894)," Macbeth Galleries, New York, New York (February 4 - March 1, 1952)

"Inness Memorial Exhibition," Fine Arts Building, New York, New York, no. 7 (December 27, 1894)

Keywords: Landscape, Rome, Italy, Church of St. John Latern, Painting