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Gifford Beal Portrait

Gifford Beal Portrait

Gifford Beal

Born:
New York, New York 1879

Died:
New York, New York 1956

Active in:

  • Rockport, Massachusetts

Photo Caption:
Gifford Beal, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001252

Photo Caption:
Paul Manship, Gifford Beal, 1944, terra cotta mounted on wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum,Gift of the artist 1965.16.34.

Biography

Painter and etcher, an American Impressionist who studied with William Merritt Chase. He painted romantic scenes of New York City, the circus and New England landscapes.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)