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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Bend in the River

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.588.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1921
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.0 in Width: 18.0 in
Description:
View from within a wooded area. A river runs from the left side of the picture toward the middle where it is then hidden by trees and brush.
Historical Context:
Mathias Alten's 'Grand Rapids' is an exhibition of scenes painted by Mathias Alten over the span of his near fifty-year career. These works are a visual study of this city through the eyes of an artist who loved it. Alten's view of Grand Rapids captured the expansion and development of a city through images including its downtown streets, Reeds Lake, and Alten's own backyard.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
landscapes
oil painting
oil paintings
Library of Congress Subjects
Rivers
Landscape painting, American
Rivers in art
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; 2nd Floor; Gordon Gallery