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Artist Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902.
Title The Old Mill.
Date 1855.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 44 x 37 in.
111.8 x 94 cm.
oil on canvas.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Bierstadt, Albert 118-10a    AVAILABLE
Provenance (f) Miss Alice Delano Weekes, New York;
(f) Mr. Townsend U. Weekes, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York;
(g) sold by Mr. Weekes in the early 1970s;
(h) at one time with Peter H. Davidson & Co., dealer, New York;
(i) private collection.
Current repository Private collection, private.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (f, h and i) The Old Mill, by Albert Bierstadt Dimensions: (i) 44 x 37 in. (118.8 x 94.0 cm).
Title history (f) Listed in 1939 as "Scene in Westphalia". Exhibited in 1972 as "The Old Mill".
Images Photograph, Ira W. Martin 32434 Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Photograph, Paulus Leeser 168 Gift Peter H. Davidson, dealer, Estate October 15, 1995.
Digital image, Ira W. Martin 32434_POST.tif Frick Art Reference Library, New York (FARL) negative.
Inscriptions/Markings (i) Signed and dated lower right: "Abierstadt 1855".
Exhibitions (f) Forth Worth, Amon Carter Museum, Albert Bierstadt [trav. exh.], January 27 - March 19, 1972 (12) (as "The Old Mill").
Sources (f) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(g) Elizabeth W. Burden (Mrs. Henry S. Burden), daughter of Townsend U. Weekes, letter dated October 3, 1990.
(h) Peter H. Davidson & Co., Inc. Records, 1951-1991. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives, New York.
(i) Smithsonian American Art Museum. "Art Inventories Catalog." Smithsonian Institution. http://siris-artinventories.si.edu (accessed January 2010).
LC subject Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902.
Art, American.
Other subject Landscapes: With water: With windmills and watermills.
Form American School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Private collection Private collection, art collection.
Frick artist name form Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902.
Other title Scene in Westphalia
Fund Record created with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

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