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Albert Bierstadt

American painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Bierstadt was one of the most important landscape painters of the American West, producing large, romantic canvases of the Rocky Mountains, the Yosemite Valley, and the Native American tribes of the West. He also owned a successful photography business with his brothers, Charles and Edward, that operated in New York City from 1860 to 1866.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500001248.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Albert Bierstadt:

James Smillie after Albert Bierstadt The Rocky Mountains, 1866 Etching and engraving on heavyweight off-white wove paper
Anonymous after Albert Bierstadt The Domes of the Yosemite, 1870 Color lithograph (chromolithograph) on heavyweight wove paper
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