Hudson River School Painter Albert Bierstadt at New York Art Gallery

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Artist Albert Bierstadt

After Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase and Westward Expansion had begun, Manifest Destiny arose: the idea that moving to the frontier offered a beacon of light in gaining independence and wealth. German-American painter Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), became a part of the movement across the Great West, and his work is considered a representation of that journey. Bierstadt’s paintings depicted the … Read More