Arts Everyday Living: Celebrate the 4th of July with the Spectacular Beauty of the American West

Albert Bierstadt, Mount Corcoran, c. 1876-1877, oil on canvas, Corcoran Collection (Museum Purchase Gallery Fund), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Title: Mount Corcoran, c. 1876-1877

Artist: Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

Although Albert Bierstadt is considered a Hudson River School Painter, he was one of the first American artists to travel west, capturing the often spectacular beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

 

 

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