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Albert Bierstadt

1830 - 1902
Painter
Origin: Germany, immigrated to United States 1832
Born: January 7, 1830, Solingen near Dusseldorf, Germany
Died: February 18, 1902, New York, New York

Albert Bierstadt immigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts, with his family when he was two years old. In 1853, Bierstadt returned to Germany to study at the renowned Dusseldorf School. There he learned the fundamentals of drawing, detail, and compositional design methods found in the depictions of romanticized landscapes for which he is best known. He returned to the United States in 1857.

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Elk Grazing in the Wind River Country
1861, Oil on Canvas
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902
In the Forest
c. 1880, Oil on Canvas
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902
Prong-Horned Antelope
c. 1865, Oil on Canvas
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902
Study of a Buffalo
1859, Oil on Paper
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902
Study of a Pronghorn
n.d., Oil on Paper
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902
Winter Dawn
c. 1890, Oil on Paper mounted on Linen
Albert Bierstadt
Germany, immigrated to United States 1832, 1830 - 1902