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ID: 500001248
 
Record Type: Person
Bierstadt, Albert (American painter, 1830-1902)

Note: Bierstadt was one of the most important landscape painters of the American West, producing large, romantic canvases of the Rocky Mountains, the Yosemite Valley, and the Native American tribes of the West. He also owned a successful photography business with his brothers, Charles and Edward, that operated in New York City from 1860 to 1866.

Names:
Bierstadt, Albert (preferred,V,index,LC)
Albert Bierstadt (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
photographer
landscapist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Solingen (Düsseldorf district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Irving (Chautauqua county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Bierstadt, Charles  
..................  (American photographer, 1819-1903) [500034010]
partner of ....  Bierstadt, Edward  
..................  (American photographer, 1824 - ca. 1907) [500034011]
sibling of ....  Bierstadt, Charles  
..................  (American photographer, 1819-1903) [500034010]
sibling of ....  Bierstadt, Edward  
..................  (American photographer, 1824 - ca. 1907) [500034011]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bierstadt, Albert (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1830-1902) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(artist, 1830-1902) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1830-1902) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1830-1902) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1830-1902) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1830-1902) ..... [PROV]
(American, 1830-1902) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American artist, 1830-1902) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Albert Bierstadt ........ [PROV]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Bierstadt, Albert ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50011230
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who Was Who in American Art (1985)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Who's Who in American Art, 23rd ed. (1999-2000) 313
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