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The Seaweed Gatherer, (painting)

Artist:
Gifford, R. Swain b. 1840
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 99 (Sale info: $1500.00).
"Born on the island of Naushon, Mass., 1840. Was a pupil of Albert Van Beest, Holland, and studied in France, Spain, and Italy. Elected A.N.A., 1870; N.A., 1879. Awarded medal at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876, and a prize of $2500 for the picture 'Near the Coast,' in the first competitive prize fund exhibition, New York, 1885. Member of the American water Color Society, the New York Etching Club, the British Society of Painter-Etchers, the artist's Fund Society, and the Society of American Artists." [P. XXXVIII; illustration depicts a team of horses pulling a cart on a beach. A single male figure bending over a mound of seaweed occupies the left foreground. In the lower right hand corner is a signature.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 152 West Fifty-Seventh St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); New York Etching Club; B.S.P.E.; Artists' Fund Society; Society of American Artists, New York.
Topic:
Figure(s) In Exterior--Water
Occupation--Farm--Harvesting
Travel--Land--Cart
Landscape--Beach
Animal--Horse
Landscape--Weather--Cloud
Control number:
AECI 03890099
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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