Oil on Canvas
Artworks - Height: 26.0 in
Width: 32.0 in
Description: Landscape scene with two men talking near the bottom of the image, there is a large green tree behind them. They are in a farm field and one man is in a horse drawn cart. Buildings in the distance on the right. Top half of image is a cloudy sky.Signed and dated in the lower right.
Historical Context: Alten remained in Michigan for much of 1914-1919 due to the outbreak of the first World War in Europe. His wartime painting in Michigan reinforced his devotion to agrarian labor themes as well as his inclusion of a brighter color palette.
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Library of Congress SubjectsAgriculture in art Agriculture Farm life Farm life in art
2nd Floor (DEV)
-> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl.; Gordon Gallery