Campfire at Sunset, 1867

by George Inness (1825–1894)
Oil on canvas
18⅛ x 30 1/16 inches
Signed and dated lower left: G. Inness 1867



Mrs. Lincoln Ellsworth, until 1969

[With] Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, New York, 1969

[With] Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas

Mr. and Mrs. James L. Britton III, Houston, Texas

[With] Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas

Private collection, New Orleans, Louisiana

Private collection, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, by descent from above

[With] Menconi & Schoelkopf, New York, New York


Davis & Long Company, New York, New York, American-English Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, November 9–December 3, 1977, no. 11

David Findlay, Jr. Gallery, New York, New York, George Inness, 1825–1894, November 8–December 8, 1984


Michael Quick, George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, 1841–1879 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007), 281, no. 298.

Artist Biography

American landscape Tonalist painter driven by a zealous spirit to portray truth in nature

By William Tylee Ranney Abbott

George Inness’ individualistic, expressive style, and commitment to the visual representation of Swedenborgian principles reinvented the landscape genre, ushering in a new era of American art.

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships & Awards
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

George Inness was born on May 1st, 1825

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