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Painter:
Bierstadt, Albert 1830-1902  Search this
Medium:
Oil on composition board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Wadsworth Atheneum 600 Main Street Hartford Connecticut 06103 Accession Number: 1947.112
Date:
Ca. 1857
Notes:
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1974.
Kornhauser, Elizabeth Mankin, "American Paintings Before 1945 in the Wadsworth Atheneum," New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1996, pg. 103-104.
Hendricks, Gordon, "Albert Bierstadt: painter of the American West," NY: H. N. Abrams, published in association with the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1974, no. CL-41,
Image on file.
Kornhauser, Elizabeth Mankin, "American Paintings Before 1945 in the Wadsworth Atheneum," New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1996, fig. 36.
Hendricks, Gordon, "Albert Bierstadt: painter of the American West," NY: H. N. Abrams, published in association with the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1974, no. CL-41.
(Lower left:) ABierstadt signed
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Summary:
A coastal scene showing a fishing boat pulled up on the beach beside a large group of rocks. Fishing nets are draped over the side of the boat and a fisherman works on one of the nets. Behind him another fisherman works on a basket. Down by the water children play with a toy boat, and out in the sea several fishermen are in boats. Two soldiers on the right look out toward the water.
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Landscape--Island  Search this
Landscape--Italy--Capri  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Fishing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 06910178
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_35867