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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Clam Digger, Scheveningen

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.602.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1911
Dimensions:
Artworks;Frames - Height: 20 ¼ in;25 ⅜ in Width: 24 ⅛ in;29 ⅜ in Depth: 4 in
Description:
Man in red jacket standing on the beach next to a wooden cart. Waves breaking in the background.
Historical Context:
Alten painted numerous works during his stay in The Netherlands (1910-1911). This work is executed in the 19th century style of The Hague School, which emphasizes a low and somber tone paying attention to the wet atmosphere of the North Sea coast.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
oil painting
oil paintings
portraits
Library of Congress Subjects
North Sea
Current Location:
1st Floor (DEV) -> 101E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 1st Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; 1st Floor; Gordon Gallery