Fort Phoenix, View Near Bedford, Massachusetts

Charles Henry Gifford, American, 1839 - 1904



Oil on canvas

Overall: 9 1/4 × 15 in. (23.5 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right: C. H. Gifford / 1877. Inscribed on stretcher: Fort Phoenix, view near Bedford, Mass

Exhibition History

The Little Gems of Charles H. Gifford, The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York, January 24-March 8, 1987; The Whaling Museum, Old Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford, Massachusetts, November 8, 1987-January 17, 1987.

The New England Image: 19th Century Landscape from the College Collection, Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.

Publication History

William Gerdts, American Regional Painting to 1920, New York: Abbeville Press, 1990.

Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, pp. 34-35, no. 12.


Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1964.

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