Portrait - Sanford Robinson Gifford
Portrait

Sanford Robinson Gifford (July 10, 1823 - August 29, 1880) was an American landscape painter and one of the leading members of the Hudson River School. Gifford's landscapes are known for their emphasis on light and soft atmospheric effects, and he is regarded as a practitioner of Luminism, an offshoot style of the Hudson River School.

Gifford spent his childhood in Hudson, New York, the son of an iron foundry owner. He attended Brown University briefly before leaving to study art in New York City in the mid 1840s. By 1847 he was sufficiently skilled at painting to exhibit his first landscape at the National Academy of Design in New York and was elected an associate in 1851, an academician in 1854. Thereafter Gifford devoted himself to landscape painting, becoming one of the finest artists of the early Hudson River School.


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La Riviera Di Ponente  Genoa - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
La Riviera Di Ponente Genoa
On the Canal - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
On the Canal
In The Wilderness  Twilight - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
In The Wilderness Twilight
Toung Mountain, Lake George - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Toung Mountain, Lake George
A Sketch Of Mansfield Mountain - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
A Sketch Of Mansfield Mountain
Mount Washington from The Saco River - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Mount Washington from The Saco River
Bird's Eye View Giverny 1889 - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Bird's Eye View Giverny 1889
Girl with Goat 1886 - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Girl with Goat 1886
Kenilworth Castle - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Kenilworth Castle
Mount Katahdin from Lake Millinocket - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Mount Katahdin from Lake Millinocket
Sunset in the White Mountains - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
Sunset in the White Mountains
View of Catskills - Sanford Robinson Gifford - www.sanfordrobinsongifford.org
View of Catskills

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