Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)
Swiss Scene
signed with conjoined initials 'ABierstadt' (lower right)
oil on paper laid down on board
1334 x 1834 in. (34.9 x 47.6 cm.)
Joanne Lyon Gallery, Inc., Aspen, Colorado.
Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1987.
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We would like to thank Melissa Webster Speidel, President of the Bierstadt Foundation and Director of the Albert Bierstadt catalogue raisonné project, for her assistance in the cataloguing of this lot.

The present work likely depicts Lake Geneva, where the fountain known as the Jet d'Eau was first installed in 1886.
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