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Albert Bierstadt  American  1830 -1902
Born: Solingen  Germany 
Died: New York New York  
Active: Dusseldorf  Germany 1853
New Bedford Massachusetts  1832-1859
New York New York  1859-on
Irvington-on-Hudson New York  1860s
Addresses:  New Bedford Massachusetts  1850-1853, 1857-1859 
 New York New York  1860-1870, after 1873 
 San Francisco California  1871-1873 
Studied: Dusseldorf Academy 1853-1857
Rome 1853-1857
Instructors: Andreas Achenbach 1853-1857
Carl Lessing 1853-1857
Thomas Worthington Whittredge 1857
Sanford Robinson Gifford 1857
William Stanley Haseltine 1857
Exhibited: New York Sanitary Exhibition April, 1864
National Academy of Design 1858-1888
New Bedford Art Exhibition 1858
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1859-1867
Boston Athenaeum 1859-1864
Brooklyn Art Association 1861-1881
Cross of Legion of Honor, France 1867
Belgium 1869, 1875, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1889
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Capitol Building, Washington DC 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia 
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont 
Union League of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Animal / Wildlife
Memberships: National Academy of Design Honorary 1858; NA 1860
Boston Art Club 
National Institute of Arts and Letters 
Century Association 
American Geographical Society 
Union League Club 
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