Albert Bierstadt: Art and Enterprise

November 3, 1991 – February 17, 1992

West Building, Main Floor, Northeast Galleries

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 79 paintings, prints, and drawings by the American artist Albert Bierstadt were organized by the Brooklyn Museum in association with the National Gallery. Linda S. Ferber, chief curator and curator of American painting and sculpture at the Brooklyn Museum, and Nancy K. Anderson, assistant curator of American painting at the National Gallery of Art, were the exhibition curators.

Organization: Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.

Sponsor: The exhibition was made possible by Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Support was also provided by the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. Additional funds were provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur L. Ross Jr.

Attendance: 162,058

Catalog: Albert Bierstadt: Art and Enterprise, by Nancy K. Anderson and Linda S. Ferber, with a contribution by Helena E. Wright. New York: The Brooklyn Museum in association with Hudson Hills Press, 1990.

Brochure: Albert Bierstadt: Art and Enterprise, by Nancy K. Anderson and Linda S. Ferber. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1991.

Other Venues: Brooklyn Museum, February 8–May 5, 1991
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, June 8–September 1, 1991

Image: Albert Bierstadt, Lake Lucerne, 1858, oil on canvas, Gift of Richard M. Scaife and Margaret R. Battle, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, 1990.50.1

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