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Pompton Junction

George Inness

American (1825-1894)

Pompton Junction, 1877
Oil on board, 12 x 18 inches

Signed G. Inness lower right

Titled on two original labels affixed to the reverse

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Sale: Fifth Avenue Gallery, New York, Inness Executor’s Sale, February 12-14, 1895, lot 139
A. White, Boston, Massachusetts
John Levy Galleries, New York
Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Jones, Kansas City, Missouri
By descent to the present owner

Exhibited

New York, American Fine Arts Society, Exhibition of Paintings Left by the Late George Inness, December 1894, no.14

Kansas City, Missouri, The Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum, George

Inness (1825-1894): An Exhibition of Paintings from the Collection and in Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Jones, 1958, as Green Countryside with Train Track (Prompton Junction), no. 20

Literature

LeRoy Ireland, The Works of George Inness:  An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné, Austin, Texas, 1965, no. 800, p. 198, illustrated

Kenneth Wesley Maddox, Intruder into Eden: The Train in Nineteenth-Century American Landscape ([1999] 2000), p. 368, fig. 156

Michael Quick, George Inness:  A Catalogue Raisonné, Volume One. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2007, no. 606, p. 523.

Ross E. Taggart, George Inness (1825-2894): An Exhibition of paintings from the collection in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Jones, The Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin 1, December 1958, as Green Countryside with Train Track (Prompton Junction), no. 20

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