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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ A Bayou at North Park

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.606.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Board
Date:
1898
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10.0 in; Frames - Height: 16.0 in Width: 14.0 in; Width: 20.0 in Depth:
; Depth: 2.0 in
Description:
Brown/tan landscape with small body of water near the center, pale sky.
Historical Context:
Alten began his career working within traditional French Barbizon and American Tonalist styles. His landscapes, like this view of North Park Grand Rapids, Michigan, appear more naturalistic and somber when compared to work of other American artists of the period.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
landscapes
oil paintings
Library of Congress Subjects
Parks--Michigan
Landscape painters
Bayous in art
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl.; Gordon Gallery