ALBERT BIERSTADT | SOUTH AND NORTH MOAT MOUNTAINS
All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector
1830 - 1902
SOUTH AND NORTH MOAT MOUNTAINS
signed with monogrammed initials AB (lower left)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
26 by 19 ¼ inches
(66 by 48.9 cm)
Painted circa 1862.
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.
Capricorn Galleries, Potomac, Maryland
Acquired by the present owner, by 1979
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, William Penn Memorial Museum, Hudson River School, April-July 1979
University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, All That Is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School on Loan from a Friend of the Museum of Art, January-March 1981, no. 2, p. 122
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, The American Landscape Tradition, n.d.
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University; Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Art Museum; New York, The National Academy, All That Is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School, August 1997-September 1999, p. 8, illustrated