Sanford Robinson Gifford

Painting, Visual Artist

1823 – 1880

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Who was Sanford Robinson Gifford?

Sanford Robinson Gifford 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.

Not to be confused with artist Robert Swain Gifford, no apparent relation.

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Born
Jul 10, 1823
Greenfield
Also known as
  • Sanford R. Gifford
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Brown University
Lived in
  • Hudson
  • Greenfield
Died
Aug 29, 1880
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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