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BIERSTADT, Albert (1830 - 1902), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIERSTADT, Albert (1830 - 1902), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the United States.

Born 7 January 1830, in Solingen, near Düsseldorf; died 18 February 1902, in New York.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, photographer. Figures, local figures, landscapes with figures, landscapes, waterscapes, mountainscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes, animals, insects.

Hudson River School.

[not available online]Albert Bierstadt was the self-taught son of a cooper who

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