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6 10.0 (2)

Autumn Oaks  1876

by George Inness

The composition of this picture is splendidly orchestrated, with a striking effect of unity and emphasis that did not exist in Inness's early works. He apparently painted this just after his return from four years abroad. His experience of painting in Italy and France led him away from naturalistic effects with much disparate detail toward coherent arrangements in which a ...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art