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On the Paskamansett, (painting)

Artist:
Gifford, R. Swain b. 1840
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 255 (Sale info: $250.00).
"b. on the island of Naushon, Massachusetts, 1840. Pupil of Albert Van Beest, Holland, and studied in France, Spain and Italy. Elected A.N.A., 1870.; N.A., 1879. Awarded medal at Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876, and prize of $2,500 for the picture 'Near the Coast,' in the first prize fund exhibition of the American Art Association, New York, 1885. member of the American Water Color Society, the New York Etching Club, the British Society of Painter-Etchers, the Artists' Fund Society and the Society of American painters." [P. 80; illustration depicts two figures in a small sailboat on the bank of the paskamansett river, another sailboat is moored nearby. A house surrounded by trees is in the middle- ground. In the lower right hand corner is a signature.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Department of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. 1885. (Third Season.) including the Pictures in the American Art Association's Prize-Fund Exhibition, New York, 1885. John P. Morton and Company, Printers, Louisville, Kentucky.
Artist address: 152 West Fifty-Seventh St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: American Water Color Society (New York); New York Etching Club; National Academician; B.S.P.E.; Society of American Artists, New York; Artists' Fund Society.
Topic:
Landscape--River--Paskamansett River
Landscape--Massachusetts
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House
Architecture--Boat--Sailboat
Waterscape--Boat
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 03870255
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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