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California Oaks, (painting)

Artist:
Bierstadt, Albert b. 1829
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 161 (Sale info: $1500.00).
"Born in Dusseldorf, 1829. Brought to America at an early age. In 1853 he studied in Rome, Switzerland, and Germany. Elected a member of the National Academy in 1860, and later appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France. In 1867 he was sent to Europe upon a government commission, to make studies for a painting of the 'discovery of the north river by Hendrik Hudson.' Several of his paintings are owned by the U.S. govern- ment. He has received for his pictures higher prices than have been paid for any other American artist." [P. XXXIII.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 1271 Broadway, New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; F.L.H.
Topic:
Landscape--California
Landscape--Tree--Oak Tree
Western
Control number:
AECI 03890161
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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