George Inness, Jr.
Died aged c. 72
Wikidata WikipediaGeorge Inness, Jr., born in 1854 in Paris, France, was one of America’s foremost landscape and figure artists. He and his wife purchased a home in Tarpon Springs in 1904 where they spent the winter months each year. His wife, Julia Inness, founded the Tarpon Springs Library. Though he was already an established artist when he moved to town, much of Inness’ major work was produced in his studio in Tarpon Springs. He was honored in Europe, and was made an officer in the Academy at the Beaux-Arts. George Inness, Jr. died in 1926.OpenPlaques