(1830 - 1902)
Albert Bierstadt was active/lived in New York, California, Massachusetts, Kansas / Germany. Albert Bierstadt is known for romanticized western landscape paintings, photography.
Likely the most famous and financially successful late 19th-century
painter of the American western landscape, Albert Bierstadt created
grandiose, dramatic scenes of the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevadas
that lured many people to visit those sites. He was also one of the
first artists to use a camera to record landscape views.
oil paintings, many of them huge, were the ultimate expression of the
popular 19th-century Romanticism. But his reputation diminished when
public taste in art changed dramatically and replaced Realism and Romanticism with Impressionism and when transcontinental
railway travel revealed that the West looked nothing like his idealized
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