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Geyser, Yellowstone Park

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Inscription

Lower right: ABierstadt [AB in monogram]; Reverse, before mounting: Yellowstone

Provenance

About 1881, the artist, until his death in 1902. with Rholfs, Brooklyn. About 1913, George Good, Brooklyn; by descent to his wife, Mrs. George Good. 1945, with Miss Frances Tarbox, New York; 1946, with John Mitchell, New York; 1946, sold by John Mitchell to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

about 1881

Dimensions

35.24 x 49.53 cm (13 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1253

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on paperboard

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Americas

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