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Charles Henry Gifford  American  1839 -1904  fl (1839-1904)
Born: Fairhaven, Massachusetts   
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Charles Henry Gifford (1839-1904) was born in the seaport town of Fairhaven near New Bedford during the heyday of the whaling industry. The son of a ship's carpenter, he was first apprenticed to that trade, then learned shoemak... (More)

Charles H. Gifford was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts July 13, 1839 died on January 20, 1904. He was a late second-generation Hudson River School painter. His canvases show a distinct preference for quiet scenes ... (More)

Known for his marine paintings and landscapes, Charles Henry Gifford was part of the Luminist movement that had a profound impact on nineteenth-century American art. Born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Gifford devised his painti... (More)

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