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View from the Wind River Mountains, Wyoming

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Inscription

Lower left, on rock: ABierstadt. 1860. [AB in monogram]

Provenance

1860, sold by the artist to Dr. John Nelson Borland (1828-1890), Boston; by descent to his daughter, Julia Borland (Mrs. Francis Lee) Higginson (1856-1941), Boston; 1895, by descent to her husband, Francis Lee Higginson (1841-1925), Boston; William Gibson Borland (1863-1926), Boston. 1944, with Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1944, sold by Charles D. Childs 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

1860

Dimensions

76.2 x 123.51 cm (30 x 48 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1202

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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