Bierstadt, Albert

Born: Jan 07, 1830 AD
Died: 1902 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

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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