Sunday, February 17, 2008

Albert Bierstadt - German/American

Moat Mountain, Intervale, New Hampshire,
circa 1862, oil on paper mounted on canvas, 48.58 x 66.36 cm

Niagara, 14 x 19 inches, oil on paper laid on canvas

Bierstadt poeticised the landscapes he saw rather than trying to make topographically accurate records.

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