Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Domes of the Yosemite,

Color lithograph (chromolithograph) on heavyweight wove paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Sheet): 525 x 814 mm (20.7 x 32 in.)

Edition: Printed by Breidenbach & Co., Düsseldorf; published by T.J. Dillman

Accession number: 1996.4.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933), 1996

Bibliography: Anderson and Ferber, Albert Bierstadt: Art and Enterprise (1991), pp. 276–277, no. 80; reproduced p. 293; Marzio, Democratic Art (1979), reproduced in plate 74; see object file under Bierstadt.

Work Type: print

Related Works: Bierstadt copied the painting (1867) in a smaller version sent to Germany for reproduction in the chromolithograph; the lower edge of this impression was trimmed probably to delete the name of Bierstadt, which was printed at the lower right where it is visible on untrimmed impressions.

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