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.
George Inness (American, 1825-1894)
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Taubman Museum of Art
painting (visual works)
oil on canvas
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Taubman Museum of Art (Repository)
Acquired with fund provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust
George Inness (American, 1825-1894), “Midsummer,” Southwest Virginia Digital Archive, accessed September 20, 2020, https://di.lib.vt.edu/items/show/943.