Haverstraw Bay

Haverstraw Bay

1868

Sanford Robinson Gifford

(American, 1823-1880)

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 24.2 x 50.8 cm (9 1/2 x 20 in.)

Bequest of Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr. 2011.43

Location

Description

Located about 40 miles north of New York City, Haverstraw Bay is the widest point on the Hudson River. During the 1860s, it was a prime area for shad fishing, and Gifford’s painting records this activity taking place amid a delicately luminous morning haze.

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.