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Lake Maggiore, Italy

Object Name: Landscape
Date: 1858
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 17 3/4 x 30 in. ( 45.1 x 76.2 cm ) Framed: 28 1/4 × 40 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (71.8 × 102.2 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line: The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: S-193
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Bibliography:

"Fine Arts," The New York Times, Mar. 12, 1871, p. 3.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Memorial Catalogue of the Paintings of Sanford Robinson Gifford, N.A., New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1881, p. 19.

Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr., Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880), Austin: University of Texas Art Museum, 1970, pp. 8-9, 11-19.

Weiss, Ila, Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880), New York: Garland Publishing, 1977, pp. 70, 165-8.

Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. II, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 64-5.

Weiss, Ila, Poetic Landscapes: The Art and Experience of Sanford R. Gifford, Newark: University of Delaware Press, c. 1987, p. 84.

Gifford, Sanford R., Hudson River School Visions: The Landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003, pp. 198-200

Exhibitions:

National Academy of Design, 1858.

"Selections from the Collection of the New-York Historical Society," Art in Embassies Program, April 1 1998 - August 16, 2000.

"Selections from the Collection of the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, January 1, 2001 - June 15, 2002.

"The Course of Empire: Thomas Cole and the Hudson River School Landscape Tradition," New York State Museum, Albany, NY, August 23 - November 30, 2003.

"Nature and the American Vision 2005-2008," New-York Historical Society, March 13, 2005-January 25, 2008.

"Nature and the American Vision 2008-2009," New-York Historical Society, April 4, 2008-January 25, 2009.

"Nature and the American Vision 2009," New-York Historical Society, April 17, 2009-July 12, 2009.