4 December 2008,
Price realised USD 40,000
USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
Port Richmond, Bay of San Francisco
signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt_' (lower right)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
11 x 17¼ in. (27.9 x 43.8 cm.)
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Kennedy Galleries, New York.
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Private collection, San Francisco, California.
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