Bierstadt, Albert - Valley of the Yosemite

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A Museum Quality Print of Valley of the Yosemite by Albert Bierstadt. The artist finished this oil on paperboard in the year 1864. The size of the original artwork is 12 by 19 inches and now hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston after being gifted to this institution by Martha C. Karolik in 1947. Following his trip to the Rocky Mountains in 1859, Albert Bierstadt returned to the American West in 1863 with his friend, the author Fitz Hugh Ludlow. Bierstadt later wrote that they had found the Garden of Eden. He painted this small finished oil sketch, which was probably his first of this subject, in his New York studio the year following his second journey westward. He sold this painting at the Metropolitan Sanitary Fair in New York City for 1,600.00 which up to that point in time was a record price for a painting at this particular auction. The Valley of the Yosemite is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada Mountains in the state of California.

At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a Premium Fine Art Print made from the painting entitled Valley of the Yosemite by Albert Bierstadt.

Inventory #224 - Fine Art Prints by Famous Artists

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