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Whitney Western Art Museum

Bierstadt, Albert 33
oil on canvas 335
Painting 860
Yellowstone Falls 2 Landscape 691
ca. 1881
H: 44.25 in, width: 30.5 in, Frame height: 54 in, Frame width: 39.5 in, frame depth: 4.5 in
Yellowstone Falls
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Taggart
The author of one of the first guidebooks to Yellowstone National Park wrote that he "had the pleasure of sitting beside and conversing with the famous American artist, Bierstadt, as he was seated on a point in the Grand Canyon about 400 feet below the surface engaged in reproducing in oil, upon canvas, the Grand Canyon and Falls. It was indeed marvelous to see with what rapidity and accuracy these scenes were by him transferred to the canvas."
LLC: ABierstadt
Magazine: Yellowstone Science; Volume 13, number 3, summer 2005; article: Yellowstone, Art, and the Emergence of Aesthetic Conservation by Peter H. Hassrick; U.S. Department of the Interior; page 9
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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