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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 169

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

    A River Landscape, Westphalia

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
    A River Landscape, Westphalia
    signed and dated 'A. Bierstadt./1855.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    43¼ x 59 in. (109.9 x 149.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, 1963.
    H. James Stone, Brockton, Massachusetts.
    Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982.
    Mr. and Mrs. Randolph J. Agley Collection, acquired from the above, 1985.
    Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1995, lot 131.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    G. Hendricks, Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West, New York, 1974, pp. 29-31, no. 13, illustrated.