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Robert Swain Gifford

[American Tonalist Painter, 1840-1905]

• Relationships: Gifford's students included Gaines Ruger Donoho.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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    Robert Swain Gifford Works Online    
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Original works by Robert Swain Gifford available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteRobert Swain Gifford at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Gay Head Lighthouse (Martha's Vineyard, MA), pencil drawing, 1867

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
October Day, 1879

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

New Bedford Whaling Museum, Massachusetts

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRobert Swain Gifford at The Athenaeum  
3 works online

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Mount Shasta Companion
Scroll partway down for some biographical info and an engraving of Mount Shasta

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

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