When you put together American landscapes, Romanticism and a spiritual view of nature, you get a uniquely American kind of sublime in 19th-century painting. Not the… 301 more words
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Albert Bierstadt’s landscapes are impressive, but his mountains are far more than that: they are majestic, magnificent, marvellous. Be they bathed in the orange light of a setting sun or surrounded by layers of translucent mist or simply sparkling at midday — his mountains represent nature in all its glory. 156 more words
Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 133.4 x 208.3 cm. Nr.: 2000.70. Inscriptions: A. Bierstadt, 1870 (lower left). Acquisition date: 2000. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Albert_Bierstadt_-_Puged_sound_of_the_Pacific_coast_(1870).jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.