George Inness

1825 - 1894

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George Inness (May 1, 1825 – August 3, 1894) was a prominent American landscape painter. One of the most influential American artists of the nineteenth century, Inness was influenced, in turn, by the Old Masters, the Hudson River school, the Barbizon school, and, finally, the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg, whose spiritualism found vivid expression in the work of Inness's maturity (1879–1894). Although Inness's style evolved through distinct stages over a prolific career that spanned more than forty years and 1,000 paintings, his works consistently earned acclaim for their powerful, coordinated efforts to elicit depth of mood, atmosphere, and emotion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Inness has received more than 202,241 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). George Inness is the 1,363rd most popular painter (down from 1,210th in 2019), the 7,230th most popular biography from United States and the 92nd most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, George Inness ranks 1,363 out of 1,428Before him are R. B. Kitaj, Moshe Castel, Maurice Prendergast, William Beechey, Willard Metcalf, and Charles R. Knight. After him are Elizabeth Thompson, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Arthur Dove, Carlos Latuff, Paul Nash, and Peter Doig.

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Among people born in 1825, George Inness ranks 64Before him are Domingo Santa María, Emil Welti, Anton Heinrich Springer, William McGonagall, Aleksey Pleshcheyev, and Federico Errázuriz Zañartu. After him are R. M. Ballantyne, A. P. Hill, John Lawrence LeConte, Benjamin Mountfort, Francis James Child, and Henry Heth. Among people deceased in 1894, George Inness ranks 64Before him are William Dwight Whitney, Verney Lovett Cameron, Emilio Arrieta, Hilarión Daza, John Sparrow David Thompson, and Lobengula. After him are R. M. Ballantyne, Remigio Morales Bermúdez, José Eugenio Ellauri, Nathaniel P. Banks, and George Stoneman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Inness ranks 7,230 out of 15,968Before him are Jo Stafford (1917), Charles R. Knight (1874), Terrence McNally (1938), Michael Anthony (1954), Gypsy Rose Lee (1911), and Zoë Kravitz (1988). After him are Edwin Starr (1942), Gary Rossington (1951), Elizabeth Cotten (1893), Lucas Black (1982), David Starr Jordan (1851), and Adriano Directo Emperado (1926).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, George Inness ranks 92Before him are Marsden Hartley (1877), Charles Dana Gibson (1867), Haddon Sundblom (1899), R. B. Kitaj (1932), Willard Metcalf (1858), and Charles R. Knight (1874). After him are Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Arthur Dove (1880), John Marin (1870), Stuart Davis (1892), Alice Neel (1900), and Maxfield Parrish (1870).