SANFORD ROBINSON GIFFORD | STUDY FOR 'MORNING IN THE ADIRONDACKS, 1867'
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All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

SANFORD ROBINSON GIFFORD | STUDY FOR 'MORNING IN THE ADIRONDACKS, 1867'

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

SANFORD ROBINSON GIFFORD | STUDY FOR 'MORNING IN THE ADIRONDACKS, 1867'

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Sold:52,500USD

Lot Details

Description

All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

SANFORD ROBINSON GIFFORD

1823 - 1880

STUDY FOR 'MORNING IN THE ADIRONDACKS, 1867'


signed SRGifford (lower left)

oil on canvas

11 ¾ by 10 inches

(29.8 by 25.4 cm)

Painted circa 1866-67.


We are grateful to Dr. Ila Weiss, the leading Sanford Robinson Gifford scholar, for her assistance in cataloguing this lot.

Condition Report

The canvas is wax -lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There is surface cracking and the work appears to be slightly dirty. Under UV: there is inpainting to frame abrasion and lines of inpainting to address surface cracking throughout, some if which is visible to the naked eye.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The artist

Estate of the above (sold: Thos. E. Kirby & Co., New York, April 28-29, 1881, lot 61, as In the Adirondacks)

Private collection (acquired at the above sale)

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1972

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1975


Literature

Shreveport, Louisiana, The R.W. Norton Art Gallery, The Hudson River School: American Landscape Painting from 1821-1907, October-November 1973, no. 78, p. 70 (as Mountain Lake)

Charlotte, North Carolina, The Mint Museum of Art, 19th Century American Painting, September-October 1974, no. 9 (as Mountain Lake)

New York, Alexander Gallery, Sanford R. Gifford, March-April 1986, no. 15, illustrated, n.p. (as Mountain Lake)

American Art
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