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A Woodland Pasture

19th century
201 x 302 mm (7.9 x 11.9 in.)

Robert Swain Gifford, American, (1840–1905)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on Asian wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published by Estes and Lauriat, 1888; published in "American Painter Etchings," Boston 1888 (see Bruhn, p.22)
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “R. Swain Gifford 1888”; printed below platemark, lower center: “Copyright 1888. by Estes & Lauriat”
Bibliography: T. Bruhn, American Etching: The 1880s [catalog for exhibition 21 January–10 March 1985] (Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut, 1985), cat. no. 59. A folder with the print contains information on Gifford and this print.
Credit Line: Olin Library transfer, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.26.3

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  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • Massachusetts - TGN 7007517
  • New York Etching Club members

  • plate Dimensions: 201 x 302 mm (7.9 x 11.9 in.)

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