Piz Bernina, Switzerland

about 1880–90
Albert Bierstadt (American (born in Germany), 1830–1902)


Dimensions

35.24 x 49.21 cm (13 7/8 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1255

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on Masonite

On View

Penny and Jeff Vinik Gallery (Gallery 233)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right: ABierstadt [AB in monogram]; Reverse, before mounting: Rocky Mts. Colo.

Provenance

The artist, until his death in 1902; with Rholfs, Brooklyn; George Good, Brooklyn, around 1913; to Mrs. George Good; with Miss Frances Tarbox, New York, 1946; with John Mitchell, New York, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

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