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 (bîr′stăt′, -shtät′), Albert 1830-1902.
German-born American landscape painter whose romanticized works include Domes of the Yosemite (1867).
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(ˈbɪər stæt)
Albert, 1830–1902, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
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Some people said she had gone to Naples in pursuit of Lord Steyne, whilst others averred that his Lordship quitted that city and fled to Palermo on hearing of Becky's arrival; some said she was living in Bierstadt, and had become a dame d'honneur to the Queen of Bulgaria; some that she was at Boulogne; and others, at a boarding-house at Cheltenham.
IT'S EASY to imagine Theodore Roosevelt, Albert Bierstadt, and George Bird Grinnell gathered around a roaring campfire, sharing a sip of whiskey as they planned the beginning of Americas conservation movement.
Caption: ALBERT BIERSTADT'S 1870 oil painting "Cathedral Rocks, Yosemite" (above).
Synopsis: As one of America's most prominent nineteenth-century painters, Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) is justly renowned for his majestic paintings of the western landscape.
Caption: Figure 1 is an 1859 photo by Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) showing a Shoshone man wearing a bow case-quiver on his back.
"In this [book, I think] one can see Rothko, Hopper, Bierstadt and others if you look closely enough.
For the first time the region--including the grandeurs of Yellowstone (recently painted in epic canvases by Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran, and designated in 1872 as the world's first National Park) --stood wide open to astronomers.
23) in the realm of fiction and poetry, she states that her aim will instead be to focus intensively on the presentation of these engagements in the works of six key figures in nature writing and the visual arts, whose works represent important phases in the development of the modern German environmental imagination: Georg Forster, Alexander von Humboldt, Caspar David Friedrich, Albert Bierstadt, Leni Riefenstahl and Werner Herzog.
A mere handful of the nearly 500 items on display: a Washoe fish trap, worthy of any design museum; Albert Bierstadt's luminous oil of twilight on the lake; Michael Light's aerial view of State 89 snaking toward Mt.
She examines nature writing, landscape paintings, nature photography, and films representing travels to the Pacific Islands and New Zealand, Latin America, the Baltic coast, the American West, the Caribbean, the Amazon, and other locales by Georg Forster, Alexander von Humboldt, Caspar David Friedrich, Albert Bierstadt, Leni Riefenstahl, and Werner Herzog, to illustrate the emergence of the modern German environmental imagination.
The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, celebrated the temporary addition of Albert Bierstadt's "Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast" to its collection in early February.