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Provenance

Purchased 1891 through (Thomas B. Clarke) by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1964
The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1964, no catalogue.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, unpublished checklist.
1983
The Book of Nature: American Painters and teh Natural Sublime, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 1983-1984, unnumbered catalogue.
1985
George Inness Retrospective, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Cleveland Museum of Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Los Angeles Museum of Art; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985-1986, no. 54.
2005
Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, checklist no.57.
2008
Nature as Nation: 19th-Century American Landscapes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 30 August 2008-18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
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Correspondence between George Inness and Thomas B. Clarke, 2 August 1891; Princeton University General Manuscripts Miscelleneous Collection, Box 5; Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton Univeristy.
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Correspondence between George Inness and Thomas B. Clarke. Boston, July 1891; Massachusetts Historical Society, Norcross Collection, Boston.
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Correspondence between Thomas B. Clarke and Mr. McGuire and Newman, 17 March 1891; Correspondence between Thomas B. Clarke and the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 9 June 1891; Correspondence between Thomas B. Clarke and Mr. McGuire 15 July 1891; Correspondence between Thomas B. Clarke and S. H. Kaufmann, 21 July, 3 August 1891; Correspondence between Thomas B. Clark and Corcoran Gallery of Art, 27 July 1891; Office of the Director MacLeod, Barbarin and McGuire Correspondences, 1869-1908; Office of the Director/Correspondence Records; Corcoran Gallery of Art Archives.
1905
Moser, James Honery. "Some Great Landscapes at the Corcoran Gallery." The Washington Post (5 March 1905): 1: 8.
1912
Henderson, Helen Weston. Art Treasures of Washington. Boston, 1912: 90-91.
1913
Art and Progress 4, no. 11 (September 1913): 1085, 1086 (frontispiece)
1914
Tindall, William. Standard History of the City of Washington from a Study of the Original Sources. Knoxville, 1914: 485.
1915
Bryant, Lorinda Munson. What Pieces to See in America. New York, 1915: 180, repro., 181.
1917
Bryant, Lorinda Munson. American Pictures and their Painters. New York, 1917: 48, repro. 49.
1926
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Illustrated Handbook of Paintings and Sculptures. Washington, D.C., 1926: 40, repro. 47.
1927
Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. The American Spirit in Art. Vol. 12 of The Pageant of America. New Haven, 1927: 78, repro.
1931
Neuhaus, Eugen. The History and Ideals of American Art. Stanford, California, 1931: 97, repro.
1936
Mechlin, Leila. "Landscape Genius: George Inness, Represented in Capital, an American Master Who Pictured the Relation of Nature to Man." The Washington Star (25 July 1936): B: 3.
1939
Lewis, Elisabeth Ray. "Museum Treasure of the Week: The Corcoran Gallery Collection in Review: 'Homer, Ryder, Inness and Wyant.'" The Washington Post (23 July 1939): A:5.
1945
Mechlin, Leila. "The Art World: American Paintings Newly Acquired by National Gallery." The Washington Star (8 July 1945): C: 6.
1945
Watson, Jane. "New Inness Painting Is Given to Gallery." The Washington Post (1 July 1945): S: 4.
1947
Williams Jr., Hermann Warner. Handbook of the American Paintings in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1947: 40.
1965
Cikovsky, Jr., Nicolai. "The Life and Work of George Inness." Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965: 154-55, fig. 110.
1965
Ireland, LeRoy. The Works of George Inness: An Illustrated Catalogue Raisonné. Austin, 1965: 350, repro., no. 1372.
1966
Harithas, James. "250 Years of American Art [exh. review]." Apollo 84, no. 53 (July 1966): 70.
1966
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. 2 Washington D.C., 1966: 1: 119, repro., 120.
1967
Millard, Charles W. "Some Thoughts on American Painting [exh. cat]." Hudson Review 20, no. 2 (Summer 1967): 268, 272.
1968
Millard, Charles W. "Some Thoughts on American Painting." The Hudson Review 20 (Spring 1967- Windet 1968): 269, 272, repro.
1969
Scott, David W. "American Landscape: A Changing Frontier." Living Wilderness 33, no. 38 (Winter 1969): 12, repro.
1971
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. George Inness. New York, 1971: 55-57, n.p. fig.80.
1975
Bermingham, Peter. American Art in the Barbizon Mood. Washington, 1975: 67, repro.
1977
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. The Life and Works of George Inness. New York, 1977: 154-55.
1983
Landscapes That Display the Many Varieties of 'Sublime [exh. review].'" The New York Times (18 December 1983): A: 1.
1986
Forgey, Benjamin. "The Landscape of a Loner Go on View ar the National Gallery of Art [exh. review]." The Washington Post (22 June 1986): H: 1.
1993
Burchard, Hank. "Folk Art 'Visiones' Glow-in the Distance [exh. review]." The Washington Post (20 August 1993): N: 55.
1993
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. George Inness. New York, 1993: 113, repro.
1996
Abramson, Ronald D. "'My Favorite Painting': Discovering the Permanent Collection." Night and Day (July/ Agust 1996): 15, repro.
1996
Mazow, Leo G. "George Inness: Problems in Anti-Modernism." Ph.D. diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996: 215.
2000
Cash, Sarah, and Terrie Sultan. American Treasures of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. New York, 2000: 101, repro.
2002
Heartney, Eleanor, ed. A Capital Collection: Masterworks from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, edited by Eleanor Heartney et al. London, 2002: 122, 124, 125, repro.

2005
Avery, Kevin J. Treasures from Olana: Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church. Exh. cat. Olana State Histoire Site; Hudson, New York, 2005: 63, repro.
2005
Bjelajac, David. American Art: A Cultural History. 2d ed. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2005: 284, repro., 285.
2007
Bennett, Lennie. "The Coming of Age of American Art [exh. review]." St. Petersburg Times (18 February 2007): 9L.
2007

Quick, Michael. "The Works of the 1880's." In Goeroge Inness: A Catalogue Raisonne, by Michael Quick. 2 vols., Piscataway, New Jersey, 2007: 2: 28, repro.

Quick, Michael. "In the Woods." In Goeroge Inness: A Catalogue Raisonne, by Michael Quick. 2 vols., Piscataway, New Jersey, 2007: 2: 179.

Quick, Michael. "Sunset in the Woods." In Goeroge Inness: A Catalogue Raisonne, by Michael Quick. 2 vols., Piscataway, New Jersey, 2007: 2: 302, 304, 303, repro.

Quick, Michael. "The Beeches." In Goeroge Inness: A Catalogue Raisonne, by Michael Quick. 2 vols., Piscataway, New Jersey, 2007: 2: 441.

2011
Staiti, Paul. "George Inness, Sunset in the Woods." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 33, 174-175, 273, repro.