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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

    Butterflies with Riders

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
    Butterflies with Riders
    signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower right)
    oil on paper laid down on board
    10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Joseph Katz, New York, acquired from the above.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF JANE M. KATZ AND THE ESTATE OF LESLIE GEORGE KATZ


    Literature

    G. Hendricks, Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 304, illustrated.