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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Michigan Summer Woods

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.601.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1916
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26.125 in Width: 32.125 in
Description:
View from inside woods looking out. There is a clearing in the trees where sun is shining into the forest.
Historical Context:
Since travelling abroad was more difficult in the wake of World War I, Alten instead expanded his base in Michigan, travelling heavily throughout the state and painting numerous Michigan landscapes.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Library of Congress Subjects
Parks--Michigan
Forests in art
Forests and forestry--Michigan
Summer
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl.; Gordon Gallery