Early Autumn, Montclair
Date: 1891
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 29 x 45 in. (73.7 x 114.3 cm) frame: 39 1/4 x 53 1/4 in. (99.7 x 135.3 cm)
Credit Line: Special Purchase Fund, Friends of Art, 1965
Object Number: 1965-1
About: Inness painted this autumn scene of an old, gnarled tree in the flat New Jersey meadows near his home in Montclair. He was a close observer of atmospheric effects. In this late-afternoon scene the dark clouds and swirling leaves suggest an approaching storm.
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