Lot 52
  • 52

Bierstadt, Albert

Estimate
12,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
15,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie. London: Thomas McLean, 1869
  • paper, ink
Lithograph (18 1/2 x 32 1/4 in.; 470 x 819 mm), printed in colors, by H.M. Long.

Very minor rubbing, wrinkle at top margin.

Literature

Anderson & Ferber, Albert Bierstadt Art & Enterprise pp. 274-275, number 79, figure 90, illustrated in color, p. 292; Deak, America number 811 illustrated

Catalogue Note

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.
Close