Oil on canvas. 12 x 26 in. ( 30.5 x 66 cm). Private collection. Christie's Images, Ltd.
(July 10, 1823 C August 29, 1880) was an American landscape painter and one of the leading members of the Hudson River School. Gifford's landscapes are known for their emphasis on light and soft atmospheric effects, and he is regarded as a practitioner of Luminism, an offshoot style of the Hudson River School.