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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

    Brook in Woods

    Price Realised  


    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
    Brook in Woods
    bears signature 'ABierstadt.' (lower left)
    oil on paper laid down on canvas laid down on masonite
    20 x 29¾ in. (50.8 x 75.6 cm.)

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    Mrs. Winston Dibble.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1956.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    G. Hendricks, Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West, New York, 1974, no. CL-147, illustrated.
    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, p. 66, illustrated.
    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 132, no. 36, illustrated.


    Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Art Museum, American Art from Four New Jersey Museums, May 11-26, 1968.