In The Rockies
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.121
People
Albert Bierstadt, American (Solingen (near Dusseldorf), Germany 1830 - 1902 New York, NY)
Title
In the Rockies
Other Titles
Former Title: Indians on Horseback
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1863
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on paper
Dimensions
33 x 48.3 cm (13 x 19 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: "A Bierstadt" (AB in monogram)
Provenance
Chapellier Gallery, New York, 1967; Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.; his gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2007.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Theodore E. Stebbins Jr.
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.121
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Country Art Gallery, The Look of America, exh. cat. (Locust Valley, NY, 1976), cat.

Carol Troyen, A Private Eye: Fifty Nineteenth-Century American Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors from the Stebbins Collection, exh. cat., The Heckscher Museum of Art (Huntington, NY, 1977), cat. 4, ill.

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2006-7 (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 19, ill.

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted