John Hagny (american, 1833-1876)
JOHN HAGNY (American, 1833-1876); Oil on canvas, ''Twin Lights with Shrewsbury River from Sandy Hook-Highland Beach,'' 1873 (framed); Signed and dated; 22'' x 36''; Exhibition: Twin Light Historical Society; Provenance: From the family of Gov. Franklin Murphy of New Jersey; Note: John Hagny was primarily known as a portrait painter. Landscapes and still-lifes are unusual in his oeuvre.
All over craquelure particularly evident in sky; painting is stable; wax resin lined in 1977