1830 - 1902
signed Albert Bierstadt and dated July 22/90 (lower left)
oil and pencil on paper
5 by 8 inches
(12.7 by 20.3 cm)
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.
The sheet is lightly toned and is affixed to a piece of card at several places on the reverse. There is a vertical crease at center that is consistent with the artist's technique, and a slight rippling to the sheet.
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Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida