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Inscription

lower right, the AB in monogram: ABierstadt

Provenance

The artist [1830-1902]; by inheritance to his wife, Mary Stewart Bierstadt [d. 1916];[1] two private collections; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 March 1994, no. 1 [with NGA 2014.136.154 and .156]);[2] Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
2008
Nature as Nation: 19th-Century American Landscapes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 30 August 2008 - 18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art : American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 37, 171, 288, repro.