Albert Bierstadt – Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California, 1865

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German-born American landscape master Albert Bierstadt is known for capturing the American West in its native dramatic light. His painting ‘Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast‘ hangs in the Seattle Art Museum.

Albert Bierstadt (American, b. Germany, 1830–1902). “Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California, 1865.” Oil on canvas. 64 1/2 x 96 1/2 in. (163.83 x 245.11 cm). Gift of the Birmingham Public Library. Accession no. 1991.879. Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama

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