Geyser, Yellowstone Park

about 1881
Albert Bierstadt (American (born in Germany), 1830–1902)


Dimensions

35.24 x 49.53 cm (13 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1253

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on paperboard

Out on Loan

On display at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, September 21, 2018 – December 9, 2018

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right: ABierstadt [AB in monogram]; Reverse, before mounting: Yellowstone

Provenance

About 1881, the artist, until his death in 1902. with Rholfs, Brooklyn. About 1913, George Good, Brooklyn; by descent to his wife, Mrs. George Good. 1945, with Miss Frances Tarbox, New York; 1946, with John Mitchell, New York; 1946, sold by John Mitchell to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865