James Abbott Mcneill Whistler
July 11, 1834 – July 17, 1903
An American-born, British-based artist active during the American Gilded Age. Averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, he was a leading proponent of the credo, "art for art's sake." Piece shown here is titled "An Orange Note Sweet Shop."
George Inness - November Montclair
May 1, 1825 – August 3, 1894
Often called "the father of American landscape painting," Inness is best known for mature works that not only exemplified the Tonalist movement but also displayed an original and uniquely American style.