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Autumn Woods

Autumn Woods
Title
Autumn Woods
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 )
Description 
Landscape which depicts two rivers, the Chenango and the Unadilla, and a wooded area.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Albert Bierstadt
Object Number 
1910.11
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.'
Gallery Label 
The two rivers shown in this painting were near the home of Albert Bierstadt's wife (the donor) in Waterville, NY.
Provenance 
Mrs. Albert Bierstadt, direct from the artist.
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group