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Bierstadt, Albert

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Born: 1830 AD
Died: 1902 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

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US (German-born) landscape painter

 

1830 - Albert Bierstadt was born on the 7th of January.

 

Bierstadt began making paintings in New England and upstate New York.

 

1859 - Traveled westward in the company of a land surveyor the U.S. government.

 

1863 - He returned west again, in the company of the author Fitz Hugh Ludlow.

 

         - Painted The Rocky Mountains: Lander's Peak.

 

1886 - Painted the Storm in the Rocky Mountains (Mount Rosa).

 

1902 - Bierstadt died on 18th of February.

 

Mount Bierstadt in Colorado is named in his honor.

 

 


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