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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 - Height: 20.25 in; Frames - Height: 25.375 in Width: 24.125 in; Width: 29.375 in Depth:
; Depth: 4.0 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
portraitists
portraits
Library of Congress Subjects
North Sea
Clamming
Sea in art
Fishers in art
Wagons in art
Current Location:
1st Floor (DEV) -> 101E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 1st Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; 1st Floor; Gordon Gallery