Collection

Sanford Robinson Gifford
American, 1823-1880

The Shrine of Shakespeare, 1859
Oil on canvas
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.35
School: Hudson River
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 9 x 15 1/2 in. (22.86 x 39.37 cm) Framed: 12 1/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (30.8 x 46.99 x 5.72 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (LL): S R Gifford '59
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
All Seasons and Every Light, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1983), p. 58 repr.; America and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1991).
Exhibition History v
Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLLAC, Vassar College, "American and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad, April 17 - June 9, 1991. Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar College Art Gallery, "All Seasons and Every Light" 14 Oct. - 16 Dec. 1983 Lincoln, MA, DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, "All Seasons and Every Light" 5 Feb. - 25 March, 1984. West Palm Beach, FL, Norton Museum of Art, "All Seasons and Every Light" 25 March - 1 July 1984. Evanston, IL, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, "All Seasons and Every Light" 16 Nov. 1984 - 13 Jan. 1985.
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