Saturday, 25 February 2012

Albert Bierstadt - landscape painter - part 2

This is part 2 of a 3-part post on the works of Albert Bierstadt (1830 – 1902). Bierstadt was a German-American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. For biographical notes and earlier works by Bierstadt see part 1.

1869 Ferns and Rocks on an Embankment 
oil on board 49 x 34 cm

1869 The Oregon Trail 
oil on canvas 79 x 124 cm

The Oregon Trail is another version of Bierstadt's earlier work 'Emigrants Crossing the Plains' from 1867 (see in part 1).

c1869 Shady Pool, White Mountains, New Hampshire 
oil on paper 56 x 77 cm

1870 Storm in the Mountains

c1870 Fir Trees and Storm Clouds 
oil on paper 35 x 47 cm

c1870 Sunrise, Yosemite Valley 
oil on canvas

1871 Western Landscape

1871-3 San Francisco Bay 
oil on paperboard 35 x 46 cm

1871-3 Sierra Nevada 
oil on canvas

c1871-3 Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite 
oil on canvas 92 x 67 cm

1872 Sunrise in the Sierras 
oil on paper 34 x 48 cm

c1872 Cathedral Rocks, a Yosemite View 
oil on paper 48 x 35 cm

c1872 Cathedral Rocks, Yosemite Valley 
oil on paper 36 x 51 cm

c1872 Indians in Council, California 
oil on canvas 40 x 56 cm

1873 Liberty Cam, Yosemite 
oil on paper

1873 Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail 
oil on canvas 137 x 215 cm

1873-4 Kings River Canyon, California

1875 Hetch Hetchy Canyon 
oil on canvas 130 x 106 cm

after 1875 Autumn Woodland 
113 x 88 cm

after 1875 Sunrise on the Matterhorn 
oil on canvas 149 x 108 cm

after 1878 After a Norther, Bahamas 
oil on canvas 139 x 215 cm

c1880-88 By a Mountain Lake (Lake in the Grand Tetons) 
oil on canvas 77 x 112 cm

c1880-93 West Indies Coast Scene 
oil on paper 36 x 49 cm

c1880 Moose Hunter's Camp 
oil on canvas

1881 Lower Yellowstone Falls 
oil on paper

c1882 Gates of the Yosemite 
oil on paper 36 x 51 cm

1886 Autumn Woods 
oil on canvas

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