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American Landscapes of the Late 19th and 20th-Centuries

Sanford Robinson Gifford

American (1823-1880)

Sketch of the Old Tannery in Kauterskill Clove, Circa 1861
Oil on canvas, 5 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches

Signed with the artist’s estate stamp on the reverse

Recent Acquisition


Estate of the Artist
Sale: Thomas Kirby and Co. New York, April 11, 1881, lot 8
Richard Butler
Sotheby Parke Bernet New York, January 26, 1974
Private collection, Connecticut


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Memorial Exhibition of the Paintings of Sanford Robinson Gifford, 1881, No. 214

Alexander Gallery, New York, Sanford R. Gifford, March 20th – April 19th, 1986, no.16

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, New York, Sanford R. Gifford in the Catskills, April 30th – October 29th, 2017, illustrated page 32


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.  Memorial Catalogue of the works of Sanford R. Gifford, 1881, No. 214

Ila Weiss, Poetic Landscape: The art and Experience of Sanford R. Gifford, 1987, Newark: University of Delaware Press, page 236, illustrated.

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