American Paintings - 2 of 8
The Home at Montclair
Oil on canvas
76.5 x 114.3 cm
Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1955
This painting is a rare winter scene by Inness, representing the landscape near his home in Montclair, New Jersey. Although inspired by a real locale, Inness abstracted the scene to convey eternal qualities and the emotional poetry of nature through carefully constructed compositions, a nuanced palette, and subtle, transparent passages of paint.