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Robert Swain Gifford

 (1840 - 1905)
Robert Swain Gifford was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Robert Gifford is known for etching, landscape and marine painting, Orientalism.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Robert Swain Gifford


Birth / Death:  1840 Nonamesset, Massachusetts - 1905 New York City

Methods for Robert Swain Gifford

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator

Media for Robert Swain Gifford

Etching, Etcher

Styles for Robert Swain Gifford

Subjects for Robert Swain Gifford

Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
Coastal, Shoreline Views
Genre, Human Activity
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Mining Scenes
Oriental Influence
Seascape

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Robert Swain Gifford

Adirondack Mountains
Africa
Alaska Before 1940
Boston Before 1900
California Before 1940
Colorado Before 1900
Egypt
England Before 1900
Europe
Italy Before World War I
Minnesota, Upper Mississippi Before 1900
Missouri River Valley Before 1900
Monterey, Carmel California
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Northern California Before 1900
Pacific Northwest Before 1900
Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
Venice, Italy
White Mountains, New Hampshire

Art Association for Robert Swain Gifford

American Water Color Society
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
National Arts Club, New York
New York Etching Club
Tile Club, New York

Teachers for Robert Swain Gifford

Albert Van Beest

Schools for Robert Swain Gifford

Cooper Union Art School, Cooper School of Design, Teacher

Chronology for Robert Swain Gifford

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 19th Century, After Civil War

Added Description for Robert Swain Gifford

Expedition, Survey Artist, Photographer
Landscape Specialty
Marine Before 1900
Miniature Specialty
Oriental Specialty
Printmaking Specialty
Western Subject Specialty

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Robert Swain Gifford

Centennial Exposition 1876, Philadelphia
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889
Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1893

Exhibition of Art Association for Robert Swain Gifford

American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-
Boston Art Club-
Lotos Club
National Academy of Design-
National Arts Club
San Francisco Art Association

Exhibition of Museum for Robert Swain Gifford

Art Institute of Chicago
Mechanics' Institute, San Francisco
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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