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Sunny Autumn Day

1892
(American, 1825–1894)
Framed: 111.4 x 137.5 x 12.1 cm (43 7/8 x 54 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Unframed: 81 x 106 cm (31 7/8 x 41 3/4 in.); Former: 101 x 127 x 7.6 cm (39 3/4 x 50 x 3 in.)
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Inness died while viewing a sunset, proclaiming, "Oh, how beautiful!” and falling to the ground.

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Highly prolific, Inness created more than 1,000 works during a career lasting 50 years. Dated just two years before his death, Sunny Autumn Day epitomizes his late style in which the physical landscape is transformed into something akin to a spiritual apparition. Featuring blurred forms and atmospheric effects from translucent colors, this scene reflects Inness’s mystical view of the natural world.
Sunny Autumn Day

Sunny Autumn Day

1892

George Inness

(American, 1825–1894)
America, 19th century

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