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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ The Grand River

Artwork

Identifier:
2006.200.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas, Laid on Board
Date:
1904
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 9.5 in Width: 13.25 in
Description:
Leafless trees in foreground, river behind and bright sunset in background.
Historical Context:
Much of Alten's work in the early 20th century centered around landscapes. While most followed a common theme of rural labor, this work is a rare exception, depicting the view looking northwest of the Bridge Street bridge in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Library of Congress Subjects
Grand River (Mich.)
Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area (Mich.)--Maps
Landscape painting, American
Rivers in art
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl.; Gordon Gallery