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    Sale 12260

    Books & Manuscripts

    16 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    BIERSTADT, Albert (1830-1902), after – Goupil, publisher.

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    BIERSTADT, Albert (1830-1902), after – Goupil, publisher.

    The Last of the Buffalo, signed in print and in pencil, lower right: “Albert Bierstadt,” 1891.

    Photogravure, images 408 x 698 mm (587 x 800 mm sheets). (Very minor marginal staining.) Matted and framed.

    German-born American artist Albert Bierstadt is one of the most important painters of the American West. By the time Bierstadt painted this famous scenes, the buffalo was on the brink of extinction.


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