Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California

Measuring more than five by eight feet, Albert Bierstadt’s Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California presents a breathtaking view of one of America’s most scenic spots. Using sketches made during a visit in 1863, Bierstadt paints the valley from a vantage point just above the Merced River, looking due west. A sunset bathes the valley’s rock […]