Midsummer

Title

Midsummer

Subject

Virginia
Art

Description

lnness in best known for his expressive, poetic landscapes that use rich brushstrokes to evoke moods. The son of a farmer and fifth of thirteen children, Inness went on to study art in Europe, where he was exposed to the renowned Barbizon school in France. An early pioneer of the American Tonalist movement, Inness's work emphasized darker palettes and an aura of mysticism.

Creator

George Inness (American, 1825-1894)

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

TAU_ART_000119
2001.001

Date Created

1875

Is Part Of

Taubman Museum of Art

Medium

painting (visual works)
oil on canvas

Provenance

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries
Taubman Museum of Art (Repository)
Acquired with fund provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust

Files

TAU_ART_000119_0002.jpg

Tags

Citation

George Inness (American, 1825-1894), “Midsummer,” Southwest Virginia Digital Library, accessed September 16, 2019, http://di.lib.vt.edu/items/show/943.