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Henry Inman American  1801 - 1846
At Stony Brook  1831
Oil on Panel
12.5 x 8.5 inches, sight
Category: Paintings - American
Era: 19th Century
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Autumn 2003
At Stony Brook, 1831 Signed H. Inman, lower left Oil on panel, 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches provenance: Shephard Alonzo Mount, Stony Brook, New York Charles B. Wood, purchased 1859 By descent in the Wood family, Connecticut and New York Private collection, Texas Henry Inman visited the William Sydney Mount home in rural Stony Brook, Long Island, for the first time during the winter of 1830. Inman admired the beautiful landscape of the distant New England shore that lies exactly opposite Stony Brook, and he did some pencil sketches of quail that he presented to the Mount family. Inman returned in October of the next year and found refuge in the studio of Shepherd Alonzo Mount, where the present landscape was painted, as duly inscribed on the reverse.

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