Collection

Sanford Robinson Gifford
American, 1823-1880

Sunrise on the Bernese Alps, Nd
Oil on canvas
Gift of Matthew Vassar
1864.1.36
School: Hudson River
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 9 x 15 1/2 in. (22.86 x 39.37 cm) Framed: 15 7/8 x 22 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (40.32 x 57.15 x 9.84 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed
Provenance v
Collections: Elias Magoon
Published References v
Avery, Kevin J. and Franklin Kelly, Hudson River School Visions: The Landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2003), repr. p 58, fig. 39; Nobuyuki, Okabe, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College," (Japan: Yamagata Museum of Art, 2008) Cat. no. 11, p. 51; All Seasons and Every Light, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1983), p. 55 repr.; America and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1991) Phagan, Patricia, Past Time: Geology in European and American Art, (London: D Giles Limited, 2018) p.86-87. repr. p.87, fig. 28.
Exhibition History v
Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, "Past Time: Geology in European and American Art," February 16 - May 12, 2019. Cat. no. 28, repr. Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Past Time: Geology in European and American Art," September 21 - December 9, 2018. Cat. no. 28, repr. Japan, Shimane Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," March 7 - May 11, 2008. Cat. no. 11, p 51. Japan, Ishibashi Museum of Art, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," May 17 - July 20, 2008. Cat. no. 11, p 51. Japan, Yamagata Museum of Art, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," July 30 - August 31, 2008. Cat. no. 11, p. 51. Japan. Fuchu Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," September 6 - November 3, 2008. Cat. no. 11, p. 51. Japan, Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum, "Paris--New York; Modern Paintings in 19th and 20th Century Master Works from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York," November 14 - December 14, 2008. Cat. 11, p. 51. Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "All Seasons and Every Light." Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "America and the Grand Tour: Sanford Robinson Gifford at Home and Abroad," June 17 - April 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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