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Property from the Collection of Orin Lehman

Albert Bierstadt

Park at Vancouver

Lot Closed

October 6, 06:25 PM GMT


25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Collection of Orin Lehman

Albert Bierstadt

1830 - 1902

Park at Vancouver

signed ABierstadt (lower left)

oil on paper laid down on canvas

canvas: 19 by 13 ½ inches (48.2 by 34.3 cm)

framed: 27 by 21 ½ inches (69.8 by 54.6 cm)

Painted circa 1889.

We wish to thank Melissa Webster Speidel, President of the Bierstadt Foundation and Director of the Albert Bierstadt catalogue raisonné project her assistance cataloguing this lot.

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, by 1965
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York 
Acquired by the present owner from the above
"Farewell to Adventure: Moments of Western History Preserved in Bronze and Paint," The Kennedy Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 3, May 1965, p. 136, illustrated
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc.; Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, The Romantic Vision in America, September 1971, no. 424
New York, M. Knoedler and Co., Albert Bierstadt, 1972, no. 4, n.p. (as Western Lake Scene)
Shreveport, Louisiana, The R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Artist's of the Hudson River School, October-November 1973, no. 105
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Faces and Places: Changing Images of 19th Century America, December 1972-January 1973, p. 3, no. 4, illustrated (as Western Lake Scene)

Albert Bierstadt traveled to Canada in the summer of 1889, setting out to capture new images of the vast and dramatic wilderness found there. Over the course of the next three months, the artist traveled to Winnipeg, Banff, Donald, and lastly Vancouver.