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Home The Berkshires as a Modern Arcadia Real and Ideal Spirituality in the Everyday Inness's Berkshire Patrons
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Emanuel Swedenborg, an eighteenth-century Swedish scientist and philosopher whose writings were popular throughout the nineteenth century, held that both mankind and nature were manifestations of the divine. As Inness's son noted, this principle provided the artist with "the consciousness of God in his soul manifested in every experience of his life." Several works with Berkshire titles date after 1868, when Inness was baptized a Swedenborgian. In them he often downplayed descriptive details in favor of color combinations and geometric compositions that he believed corresponded to different spiritual states.  

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