George Inness Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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George Inness

Last Updated: 01 May, 2023 | Views: 140

Age: 69

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Landscape Painter

Famous For: Landscape art, ‎Painting

Higher Education: National Academy of Design

George Inness Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
01 May, 1825 (69 Years 03 Months 2 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
New York
Birth District
Newburgh
Birth Sign
Taurus
Nationalities
American
Died on
03 Aug, 1894

George Inness Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):   

George Inness was an American landscape painter who lived from May 1, 1825, to August 3, 1894. He is one of the key figures in the Hudson River School of American landscape painting. George Inness, a master of American landscape painting, used colour to generate mood and atmosphere as well as soft, hazy light to depict the grandeur and majesty of the American countryside. He is still regarded as one of the most significant and influential Hudson River School artists.

George Inness Education:

Inness was raised in Newburgh, New York, and started his artistic education as a young man by taking classes from several well-known artists of the time, such as Asher Durand and Thomas Cole.

George Inness Career:

Throughout the course of his lengthy career, Inness developed a reputation for his delicate and poetic landscapes, which were distinguished by their use of colour to express mood and atmosphere as well as their soft, hazy light.

He was also a forerunner of American Impressionism, a school of landscape painting that placed a strong emphasis on the atmospheric effects of light and colour.

The Hudson River Valley and the Adirondack Mountains were frequent subjects of Inness' paintings, which were produced on a large scale.

He also did a lot of travelling in Europe, where he was exposed to the French Barbizon School and the works of the European Masters, both of which had a big impact on his art.

George Inness Major Works/paintings:

The Lackawant to Valley (1855), The Delaware Water Gap (1866), and "The Harvest Moon" are some of Inness's best-known compositions (1870).

George Inness Awards and Recognition:

Inness received various awards and recognition throughout his lifetime, including a gold medal at the Paris Universelle Exposition in 1889.

His paintings are now housed in many of the top art institutions in the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and are regarded as some of the most significant examples of American landscape painting.

George Inness Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 1.80 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In feet & Inches 5'11"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 73 Kg
In Pounds 160 lbs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black

George Inness Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John William Inness
Mother's Name
Clarissa Baldwin
Spouse
Delia Miller, Elizabeth Abigail
Son(s)
George Inness Jr.
Daughter(s)
Helen Inness
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