Anderson & Ferber, Albert Bierstadt Art & Enterprise pp. 274-275, number 79, figure 90, illustrated in color, p. 292; Deak, America number 811 illustrated
Originally issued by Thomas McLean as a pair to “The Rocky Mountains (Landers Peak)”. It was reported at the time that no fewer than twenty, and as many as thirty, stones were used to capture the rich, sumptuous palette of the original painting, which is now in the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
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