Last of the Buffalo

Albert Bierstadt, American (born Germany), 1830 - 1902



Photogravure on wove paper

possibly an artist's proof

Overall: 16 1/8 × 27 1/2 in. (41 × 69.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, on stone: Albert Bierstadt; inscribed, lower right, in graphite: Earl of Dunraven / complements of Albert Bierstadt

Course History

ENGL 52, Vox Clamantis: Wilderness in 19th Century American Literature, Michael Chaney, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

A Self Portrait of America, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 18-September 16, 1984.

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.


The artist; given to his patron, Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, 4th Earl of Dunraven (1841-1926); acquired by John Wilmerding, Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1974.

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