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Mount Rainier, Bay of Tacoma Ð Puget Sound by Sanford Robinson Gifford

Mount Rainier, Bay of Tacoma Ð Puget Sound by Sanford Robinson Gifford

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Printed on premium quality (230gsm) paper and features outstanding color and a high level of detail. This 12" x 18" art print is made in the USA and suitable for framing. The print includes a white border to allow for future matting and framing.

Sanford Robinson Gifford was an American landscape painter, born in 1823 in Greenfield Hill, Connecticut. He was one of the leading members of the Hudson River School, a group of artists who sought to capture the natural beauty of America through their paintings. Gifford's work was characterized by its attention to detail, its use of vibrant color, and its focus on the majesty of the American wilderness. He was particularly drawn to the Adirondack Mountains, the Catskill Mountains, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, which provided the subjects for many of his paintings. Gifford's artistic training began at Yale College, where he studied under the direction of Samuel F. B. Morse. He went on to study in Europe, where he was exposed to the works of the Old Masters and became particularly influenced by the landscapes of Claude Lorrain. Upon returning to America, Gifford established himself as a prominent figure in the art world, exhibiting his work at the National Academy of Design and becoming a member of the organization in 1854. Throughout his career, Gifford sought to capture the rapidly disappearing wilderness of America, creating paintings that not only celebrated the beauty of nature but also served as a reminder of the importance of preserving it for future generations. Today, his paintings remain some of the most iconic images of the American landscape, and continue to be celebrated for their beauty and historical significance.

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