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Lake Nemi

George Inness

American (1825-1894)

Lake Nemi, 1874
Oil on canvas, 20 ¼ x 30 ½ inches

Signed and dated G. Inness 1874 lower right

Provenance

Possibly Doll and Richards, Boston, 1876, no. 5 (incorrectly titled as Lake Nemi, from Tivoli)

Mr. Hugh McBirney Johnston

By descent to the Hugh Johnston Hubbard Trust, Lake Forest, Illinois

Note

This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Inness authority, Mr. Michael Quick, dated July 10, 2008.  A detailed compositional study is included in the catalogue raisonné at no. 470 and is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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