Robert Swain Gifford

American, 1840-1905

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Robert Swain Gifford

American, 1840-1905

81 followers

Largely self-taught, Robert Swain Gifford was inspired by places close to the sea, especially his …

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Largely self-taught, Robert Swain Gifford was inspired by places close to the sea, especially his home of Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. The artist’s expressive and moody landscapes were haunted by nostalgia and memories of the defunct whaling and salt-gathering industries. By the 1880s, …

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