Surging with power, soft but all-illuminating light and grandiose drama, Albert Bierstadt’s magnificent “Sierra Nevada in California” radiantly displays nature’s deeply spiritual essence. A Luminist, Bierstadt (1830 – 1902) conveyed subjects and ligh...Read Full Description
t with extraordinary precision and naturalism. Captivated by the beauty of Western landscapes while traveling in the American west, he was inspired to portray their remarkable splendor in his art. Founder of the Rocky Mountain School of Landscape Painting, Bierstadt is also acclaimed for his enormous, spectacular paintings of Yosemite and the Rocky Mountains.