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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Bierstadt, Albert 33
Descriptions
oil on board 132
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Landscape 691
Date:
ca. 1881
Dimensions:
sight height: 18.25 in, sight width: 12 in, Frame height: 23.25 in, Frame width: 18 in, frame depth: 1 in
Title:
Old Faithful
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph M. Roebling
Gloss:
William Wylie, author of an early guidebook to Yellowstone National Park, wrote about the famous geyser. "Old Faithful, so aptly named by the first exploring party in 1870, because of its wonderful regularity, is situated at the very head of the Geyser Basin, standing there like a faithful sentinal, true to his regularity day and night, winter and summer."
Inscription:
LR: ABierstadt
Accession Number:
3.69

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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