Albert Bierstadt, 1830-1902, was a German-American painter best known for his landscape art of the American West
. He became part of the Hudson River School in New York. In 1998, the US Postal Service issued a set of stamps entitled "Four Centuries of American Art", one of which featured Albert Bierstadt painting The Last of the Buffalo. In 2008, the USPS issued a commemorative stamp in its "American Treasures" series featuring Bierstadt's 1864 oil painting Valley of the Yosemite. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.