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Evening at Medfield, Massachusetts

Artist:
George Inness (American, Newburgh, New York 1825–1894 Bridge of Allan, Scotland)
Date:
1875
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
38 x 63 1/8 in. (96.5 x 160.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of George A. Hearn, 1910
Accession Number:
10.64.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
The influence of the Barbizon style is evident in this work, which was painted shortly after Inness returned from travels in Italy and France.
Signature: [at lower right]: G. Inness 1875
with Doll and Richards, Boston, ca. 1875; sale, Leonard and Company, Boston, 13 Dec. 1876, no. 18; Samuel Dennis Warren, Boston, 1884–died 1885; his wife, Mrs. Samuel Dennis Warren (nee Susan Cornelia Clark), Boston, 1885–died 1902; sale, American Art Association, New York, 9 Jan. 1903; sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 13 Feb. 1904; C. S. Philip, New York, 1904; George A. Hearn, New York, by 1908–1910
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