Here’s a great free printable lesson resource for the elementary art classroom or homeschool art lesson.

Albert Bierstadt Biography
Albert Bierstadt (BEER stat) was born in Prussia, which was a large German state. (This land today is in Germany, Poland, and Russia.) He came to America with his parents when he was two years old.  As he grew up, he taught himself to paint. Then he decided to go to Dusseldorf, Germany to study with a group of artists. They toured Europe. Bierstadt first started painting landscapes in Europe, then he came to America.

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Albert Bierstadt Study Guide Worksheet
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 10 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “Where was Albert Bierstadt born?” and “In the painting, The Oregon Trail, what are the main colors that you see in the painting?”

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