Landscape with Yellow Bush
Landscape with Yellow Bushes

George Inness, American, 1825 - 1894

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1885

Medium:
Oil on canvas on panel

Dimensions:
12 1/16 x 18 1/8 inches (30.6 x 46 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 116, American Art, first floor (McCausland Gallery)

Accession Number:
Cat. 1005

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
Small scale reinforces the intimate feeling of this arrangement of delicate, muted color and enclosed space, hallmarks of Inness’s late style. The columnar form of the white tree trunk and its reflection in the water give structure to an otherwise nebulous group of advancing and receding areas of color. Landscape with Yellow Bush depicts a scene near Inness’s new home in Montclair, New Jersey, where he moved from New York City and would live and paint until his death in 1894.


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