Property of a Private Collector
1825 - 1894
Palisades on the Hudson
signed G Inness (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 by 45 1/8 inches
(76.2 by 114.6 cm)
Painted circa 1866 or 1876.
The canvas is lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is frame abrasion along the extreme edges and there is fine surface cracking throughout. There is a possible pindot of paint loss in the sky at upper right and there appear to be a few scattered pindots of surface accretion. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish, there is inpainting to address frame abrasion along the extreme edges, a small circular area in the foreground at lower center, two small areas near the extreme upper right corner, and a few scattered thin lines primarily in the sky at upper left.
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