July 5, 2011

Albert Bierstadt's "The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak"

Nationality: German-American
Born/Died: 1830–1902

Creation Date:
Size: 73.5 × 120.75 in. (186.7 × 306.7 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA

One of the most amazing paintings every made. Detail photographs by me.

Some of these details reveal that the paint on this canvas is surprisingly thick.

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