George Inness (1825-1894)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 21 x 17 in. ( 53.3 x 43.2 cm )
signature: lower left: "Inness, Jr." label: on stretcher: "Portrait of / Geo. Inness / Painted by / G. I., Jr." inscription: on frame: "This is Geo. Inness' / own hand writing"
George Inness, Jr., the son of the famous landscape painter, studied with his father for many years and absorbed much of his manner. This portrait by the younger Inness was used as the frontispiece for his biography of his father, "Life, Art, and Letters of George Inness" (1917).
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
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