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Almy's Pond, Newport  1860

by John Frederick Kensett

This landscape came into the collection with the title An Inlet of Long Island Sound. The setting has recently been identified as Almy’s Pond, near Newport, Rhode Island. This low-lying area of the Rhode Island coast, with its rolling hills and salt marshes, was a popular site with American artists at mid-century and was painted by Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) and Will...
12 5/8 x 22 1/8 in. (32.06 x 56.19 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art