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Albert Bierstadt
OCEAN POOL, FARALLON ISLANDS, CALIFORNIA
Estimate
70,000100,000
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143
Albert Bierstadt
OCEAN POOL, FARALLON ISLANDS, CALIFORNIA
Estimate
70,000100,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Albert Bierstadt
1830 - 1902
OCEAN POOL, FARALLON ISLANDS, CALIFORNIA
signed ABierstadt (lower right)
oil on paper laid down on board
16 by 20 inches
(40.6 by 50.8 cm)
Painted circa 1872.
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We thank Melissa Webster Speidel, President of the Bierstadt Foundation and Director of the Albert Bierstadt catalogue raisonné project, for her assistance in the cataloguing of this lot.

Provenance

Galleries Maurice Sternberg, Chicago, 1978
Forest Fenn, Santa Fe, 1979
Sale: Christie's, New York, October 24, 1979, lot 185, as Ocean Pool, Parralan Islands
Sale: Christie's, New York, September 27, 1985, lot 70
Private Collection, California
Ira Spanierman Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

In a letter from Gordon Hendricks regarding this work, he states, "The Farallons are islands twenty miles due west of San Francisco, and were the inspiration for several large pictures by the artist, including the well-known Seal Rocks, Farallon Islands in the New Britain Museum of American Art."

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