Oil on Canvas
Artworks - Height: 30.0 in
Width: 40.0 in
Description: Gathering in a clearing in the woods with picnic tables. A man stands with two girls in the foreground.
Historical Context: This is an autobiographical account of Alten's family enjoying a picnic in the dunes by Lake Macatawa at Holland, Michigan. The emphasis is on creating a harmonious relationship between man and nature as well as displaying the vitality and freedom of the subjects and their interactions.
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Termoil paintings
Library of Congress SubjectsMacatawa, Lake (Mich.) Picnic grounds Resorts Leisure Family
2nd Floor (DEV)
-> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl.; Gordon Gallery