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Autumn Woods

Object Number: 
1910.11
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Oil on linen
Dimensions: 
Overall (linen): 54 x 84 in. (137.2 x 213.4 cm) Frame: 65 x 94 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 165.1 x 241 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
Signed, lower right: 'A. BIERSTADT' On paper label pasted on stretcher: 'LONDON. AUTUMN WOODS. HEAD OF SUSQUEHANNA RIVER, N.Y. STATE. A. BIERSTADT / 1271 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.'
Description: 
Landscape which depicts two rivers, the Chenango and the Unadilla, and a wooded area.
Gallery Label: 
The two rivers shown in this painting were near the home of Albert Bierstadt's wife (the donor) in Waterville, NY.
Bibliography: 
Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of the New York Historical Society, New York: Printed for the Society, 1915, p. 49. Hendricks, Gordon, Albert Bierstadt: painter of the American West, New York: H.N. Abrams, 1974, n.p. Baigell, Matthew, Albert Bierstadt, New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1981, pp. 62-3. Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. II, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, pp. 43-5. Hudson River Museum, ed., Paintbox Leaves: Autumnal Inspiration from Cole to Wyeth, (Yonkers: Hudson River Museum, 2010), 28-9
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Albert Bierstadt
Provenance: 
Mrs. Albert Bierstadt, direct from the artist.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group