The Lackawanna Valley

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The Lackawanna Valley
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Artist George Inness
Year c. 1855
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 86 cm × 128 cm (33 78 in × 50 14 in)
Location National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Lackawanna Valley is a c. 1855 painting by the American artist George Inness. Painted in oil on canvas, it is one of Inness's best and most well-known works.[1] It is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

The painting was commissioned from Inness by John Jay Phelps the first president of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, and depicts the Lackawanna Valley in Pennsylvania at the site of the railroad's first roundhouse in Scranton.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Cikovsky, Quick, 74

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