John Johnston Inglis
John Johnston Inglis, 1867-1946, Finger Lakes Vista, oil on canvas 24″ by 30″, signed lower right and housed in original hand-carved frame with 22K refilled surface. The painting depicts the Bristol Hills and lower end of Canandaigua Lake, vicinity of Naples, with grape vines in the foreground. Inglis was born in Ireland and studied on scholarship at the Dublin Academy, the Ecole des Beau-Arts and Acadamie Colarossi in Paris, and also in London.
He settled in Rochester, NY and was active in the Rochester Art Club, serving as president, taught at the School of Mechanics Institute, and was a Director of the Memorial Art Gallery. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Scottish Academy, Paris Salon, Rochester Exposition, winning medals 1925/1931, Memorial Art Gallery and Brodhead Gallery of Rochester.