¶ Bierstadt's West PDF Ñ

  ¶ Bierstadt's West PDF Ñ

➧ [Ebook] ➢ Bierstadt's West By Gerald L. Carr ➲ – African-american-literature.co Albert Bierstadt 1830 1902 took his first trip West early in 1859 with Frederic Lander He was chosen to be a civilian artist on a government expedition which set out to improve the wagon roads of the Albert Bierstadt 1830 1902 took his first trip West early in 1859 with Frederic Lander He was chosen to be a civilian artist on a government expedition which set out to improve the wagon roads of the South Pass from Fort Kearny to the eastern border of California By the middle of the year Bierstadt was following the same steps taken by Alfred Jacob Miller twenty two years earlier on the Oregon Trail Along the way he met and sketched thousands of discouraged gold seekers and immigrants In late summer he returned east and began turning his sketches into huge canvases Included among some of these earlier scenes were Chimney Rock Fort Laramie and Laramie Park Bierstadts second trip this time to the far West took place in 1863 He traveled with his friend Fitz Ludlow They spent several weeks in Yosemite Valley beyond the Sierra Nevada eventually traveling up into Oregon By 1864 scarcely five years after painting his first Rocky Mountain picture Bierstadt was the most highly acclaimed American painter rivaling even Frederick Church As an artist Bierstadt was concernedwith communicating his image of the West to the American public than with following changing styles in the art world For him the immensity of the Rocky Mountains could find appropriate expression only on large canvases Despite their size and the immensity of terrain represented he also managed to include a lavish amount of detail particularly in his foregrounds As a consequence he was often criticized in later years for overstatement for combining several paintings into one canvas sometimes from different perspectives When he did not lose sight of the whole in his efforts to combine large vistas and accurate amounts of detail the impact of his work could be universalizing.

bierstadt's pdf west pdf Bierstadt's West PDF/EPUBAlbert Bierstadt 1830 1902 took his first trip West early in 1859 with Frederic Lander He was chosen to be a civilian artist on a government expedition which set out to improve the wagon roads of the South Pass from Fort Kearny to the eastern border of California By the middle of the year Bierstadt was following the same steps taken by Alfred Jacob Miller twenty two years earlier on the Oregon Trail Along the way he met and sketched thousands of discouraged gold seekers and immigrants In late summer he returned east and began turning his sketches into huge canvases Included among some of these earlier scenes were Chimney Rock Fort Laramie and Laramie Park Bierstadts second trip this time to the far West took place in 1863 He traveled with his friend Fitz Ludlow They spent several weeks in Yosemite Valley beyond the Sierra Nevada eventually traveling up into Oregon By 1864 scarcely five years after painting his first Rocky Mountain picture Bierstadt was the most highly acclaimed American painter rivaling even Frederick Church As an artist Bierstadt was concernedwith communicating his image of the West to the American public than with following changing styles in the art world For him the immensity of the Rocky Mountains could find appropriate expression only on large canvases Despite their size and the immensity of terrain represented he also managed to include a lavish amount of detail particularly in his foregrounds As a consequence he was often criticized in later years for overstatement for combining several paintings into one canvas sometimes from different perspectives When he did not lose sight of the whole in his efforts to combine large vistas and accurate amounts of detail the impact of his work could be universalizing.


Albert Bierstadt 1830 1902 took his first trip West early in 1859 with Frederic Lander He was chosen to be a civilian artist on a government expedition which set out to improve the wagon roads of the South Pass from Fort Kearny to the eastern border of California By the middle of the year Bierstadt was following the same steps taken by Alfred Jacob Miller twenty two years earlier on the Oregon Trail Along the way he met and sketched thousands of discouraged gold seekers and immigrants In late summer he returned east and began turning his sketches into huge canvases Included among some of these earlier scenes were Chimney Rock Fort Laramie and Laramie Park Bierstadts second trip this time to the far West took place in 1863 He traveled with his friend Fitz Ludlow They spent several weeks in Yosemite Valley beyond the Sierra Nevada eventually traveling up into Oregon By 1864 scarcely five years after painting his first Rocky Mountain picture Bierstadt was the most highly acclaimed American painter rivaling even Frederick Church As an artist Bierstadt was concernedwith communicating his image of the West to the American public than with following changing styles in the art world For him the immensity of the Rocky Mountains could find appropriate expression only on large canvases Despite their size and the immensity of terrain represented he also managed to include a lavish amount of detail particularly in his foregrounds As a consequence he was often criticized in later years for overstatement for combining several paintings into one canvas sometimes from different perspectives When he did not lose sight of the whole in his efforts to combine large vistas and accurate amounts of detail the impact of his work could be universalizing.

  ¶ Bierstadt's West PDF Ñ

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