The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak, Steel engraving by James Smillie after Albert Bierstadt
|Location||Sublette County, Wyoming, U.S.|
|Parent range||Wind River Range|
In 1859 Albert Bierstadt accompanied Frederick W. Lander on a western expedition. On his return he painted a mountain landscape on a large 6-by-10-foot (1.8-by-3.0-meter) canvas, The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak . Following the death of General Lander during the Civil War in 1862, Bierstadt named the peak Lander's Peak. The painting was completed in 1863 and sold in 1865 for $25,000.
- "The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak, 1863". metmuseum.org.