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The Rockies & the Alps Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains

  • The Newark Museum
  • March 24 - August 19, 2018
Frederic Edwin Church, "Obersee, Germany," July 1868, oil on paper mounted on canvas, 33.3 x 51.4 cm. OL.1981.31.A.B. Collection Olana State Historic Site.

The Rockies and the Alps places Newark’s renowned collection of 19th-century landscape painting in dialogue with European alpine painting of the same period. This visually stunning exhibition will explore mountain landscape art in the United States and Europe through paintings, photographs, prints, sketch books, travel literature, and scientific specimens. Read more.


Frederic Edwin Church, Rainbow Near Berchtesgaden, Germany, July-August 1868, Oil on paper mounted to canvas, 13 ¼ x 20 1/8 inches. OL.1980.1883.
Frederic Edwin Church, Obersee, Germany, July 1868. Oil on paper mounted to canvas, 13 1/8 x 20 ¼ inches. OL.1981. 31.A.B.
Frederic Edwin Church, The Bridge at Ponte Grande, September 1868. Oil on paper mounted to canvas, 13 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches. OL.1981.24.A.B.