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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ A Foggy Day

Artwork

Identifier:
2006.203.1a
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Watercolor on Paper
Date:
1920
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 9.875 in Width: 11.875 in
Description:
Front watercolor image "foggy" image of trees and a fountain which is on the right. There are buildings in the background.
Historical Context:
The setting of "A Foggy Day" is a view of the old fountain (now removed) at what is now Veteran's Memorial Park in downtown Grand Rapids. At the approximate locale of the old fountain now stand two stone memorial pillars (not seen here), designed by Alten's son-in-law, Ralph Demmon. First Park Congregational Church is seen through the fog in the background of this watercolor.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil paintings
Library of Congress Subjects
Fog
White
Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area (Mich.)--Maps
Fountains--Michigan
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
GVSU Storage; Section 12; Shelf 2