Sanford Robinson Gifford / Kauterskill Clove / 1862Sanford Robinson Gifford
Kauterskill Clove

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Creator Name: Gifford, Sanford Robinson
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1823-1880
Creator Name-CRT: Sanford Robinson Gifford
Title: Kauterskill Clove
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1862
Creation End Date: 1862
Creation Date: 1862
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 48 x 39 7/8 in. (121.9 x 101.3 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 15.30.62
Credit Line: Bequest of Maria DeWitt Jesup, from the collection of her husband, Morris K. Jesup, 1914

From 1845 until his death in 1880, Gifford chose Kauterskill Clove in the Catskill Mountains as one of his favorite subjects. This painting, dated 1862, was called 'Kauterskill Falls' in the catalogue of the 1876 New York Centennial Loan Exhibition of Paintings, as well as in the 1881 official catalogue of Gifford's work. The title has since been changed to 'Kauterskill Clove,' for the view is from the east, looking west to Haine's Falls at the head of the clove.

AMICA ID: MMA_.15.30.62
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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