25 September 2008
PROPERTY OF JANE M. KATZ AND THE ESTATE OF LESLIE GEORGE KATZ
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.)
Knoedler & Co., New York.
Joseph Katz, New York, acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
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G. Hendricks, Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 304, illustrated.
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