Icon landscapes ef78421f19ecf5f926223e31406925f23f6d760537e41184e4d781c4455c3499 Cole's Landscapes | Hudson Valley

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Icon artist home lg 0b3dea9b44831bfd6ecf25e04e66d9d8ee5c2eed5763fc11f895724ce7fe1812 Belvedere

Sanford Gifford, like many Hudson River School artists, maintained a studio in New York City for most of the year but worked upstate on the Hudson River during the summer. A long-time resident of the town of Hudson, Gifford built a classical-revival studio on top of his family's residence in 1870. The name Belvedere refers to a common architectural feature on Roman villas that allows a spectacular view of surrounding scenery.

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