Albert Bierstadt (German/American, 1830-1902) San Francisco beach beyond Fort Point 16 x 21 3/4in
Lot 7
Albert Bierstadt (German/American, 1830-1902) San Francisco beach beyond Fort Point 16 x 21 3/4in
US$ 30,000 - 50,000
€22,000 - 36,000
Lot Details
Albert Bierstadt (German/American, 1830-1902)
San Francisco beach beyond Fort Point
signed 'Bierstadt' (lower right) and inscribed 'S.F. Beach Beyond Fort 1871' (on reverse of the board)
oil on paper affixed to board
16 x 21 3/4in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Irving Benni, New York, New York
    Thence by descent to the present owner

    The painting is accompanied by a letter from the artist which reads:

    New York Feb 7th, 1861
    Irving Benni Esq.
    Dear Irv,
    I have just returned from Boston and hasten to acknowledge the receipt of $50. which I find here for me. I am glad the picture is liked and will paint you a companion to it if you will find a purchaser for my Capri picture. Hoping to hear of your successfull[sic] exhibition.
    I remain truly yours.
    Albert Bierstadt
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