Wreck of the "Ancon" in Loring Bay, Alaska

1889
Albert Bierstadt (American (born in Germany), 1830–1902)


Dimensions

35.88 x 50.16 cm (14 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1250

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on Masonite

On View

Waleska Evans James Gallery (Gallery 236)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right: ABierstadt [AB in monogram]

Provenance

1889, the artist, until his death in 1902. With Rholfs Gallery, Brooklyn. About 1913, George Good, Brooklyn; by descent to his wife, Mrs. George Good. 1945, with Miss Frances Tarbox, New York; 1945, with Victor Spark, New York; 1945, sold by Victor Spark 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