Artist Albert Bierstadt, American, 1830-1902
Title
  • Vernal Fall
Date 1863
Medium Oil on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 19 × 14 inches (48.3 × 35.6 cm)
Framed: 24 1/4 × 19 3/8 × 1 3/8 inches (61.6 × 49.2 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Carl F. Clarke
Accession Number 53.126
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W280, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, at lower right, ABierstadt [AB in monogram]
Carl F. Clarke;
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hendricks, Gordon. “The First Three Western Journeys of Albert Bierstadt.” The Art Bulletin, 46, 3 (September 1964): pp. 333-365.

Westward the Artist. Exh. cat., Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences. Peoria, IL, 1968, no. 9 (ill.).

Hendricks, G. Albert Bierstadt. New York, 1973 (CL-136, ill.). [incorrect title cited for illustration]

Manthorne, Katherine and Tricia Laughlin Bloom. The Rockies and the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains. Exh. cat., Newark Museum. Newark, 2018, p. 116, cat. 44.