Autumn Meadows

Artist: George Inness (American, Newburgh, New York 1825–1894 Bridge of Allan, Scotland)

Date: 1869

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 30 x 45 1/2 in. (76.2 x 115.6 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of Walter Knight Sturges, 1974

Accession Number: 1974.75


Dated 1869, this painting repeats a compositional format that Inness had used in 1861 for a scene of the Hudson and in 1865 for a sunset. The site has not been identified with certainty, but the painting may represent a view of Hastings, New York, near the Hudson.