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    Sale 12165

    American Art

    22 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

    Storm Over Conway Meadow, New Hampshire

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
    Storm Over Conway Meadow, New Hampshire
    signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    19 ¾ x 26 ¾ in. (50.2 x 67.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1862.


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    Depicting New Hampshire's Moat Mountain Range, White Horse Ledge, and Cathedral Ledge, the present work is almost identical to Albert Bierstadt's Moat Mountain, Intervale, New Hampshire in the collection of the Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Provenance

    (Possibly) Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
    Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, California.
    Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1960.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Palmetto Hall: The Jay P. Altmayer Collection