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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