Landscape Views,1854 Sketchbook

Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880) Artist
c. 1854 Date:
Pencil and ink on paper Medium
5 7/8 H x 8 5/8 W, 70 pp. Dimensions
Inscribed on front cover: 1854. Hudson River / White Mts. / Cape Elizabeth etc; Signed: S R Gifford, 483 Broadway, New York, Dec. 1st 1853 Inscription
Gift of Marian Gifford Johnson Shaw and Mrs. George C. Cummings Credit
1966.13.2 Accession number
This sketchbook was begun just before Gifford established himself as a leading member of the second generation of Hudson River school painters. Like his colleagues, Gifford spend summers in the countryside, gathering raw material in his sketchbooks for paintings he would execute later in his New York City studio. Additional comments
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