A Museum Quality Print of Seal Rocks in California by Albert Bierstadt in 1872 for sale by Brandywine General Store. This ocean seascape was painted by the artist in 1872 and was recently sold by Christies for 794,500.00 against an estimate of 500,00.00 to 700,000.00. The size of the original painting is 16 by 22 inches and is oil on paper laid down on canvas. Between 1871 and 1873, Bierstadt and his wife stayed in San Fransisco and during this stay the artist painted many scenes of the western coast, including this one. This painting was sketched from the historic Cliff House, located at the Northwest corner of San Fransisco, built in 1863 this dramatic cliff side structure became a landmark destination where sightseers could stop to gaze at the multitudes of sea lions sunning themselves on the now famous Seal Rocks. Capturing in marvelous detail the magnificent light and awe inspiring power of nature, as well as the damp, misty air and rugged shore so characteristic of the San Fransisco coast, Bierstadt's depictions of Seal Rock are among the artist's most famous and beloved west coast paintings.
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 Seal Rocks in California by Albert Bierstadt.
Inventory #212 - Fine Art Prints by Famous Artists