22 November 2016
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower left)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
13 x 19 in. (33 x 48.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1869.
Sotheby's, New York, 5 December 1985, lot 29.
Private collection, 2008.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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