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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ The Slush Scraper

Artwork

Identifier:
2008.115.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1904
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15.0 in Width: 24.0 in
Description:
Agricultural scene featuring farmers and horses working in a field at dusk/dawn (pink sky). Two-horse team focus along water's edge.
Historical Context:
Alten often illustrated themes of agrarian work ethic by painting rugged, yet heroic depictions of working men. This theme is further established here with the inclusion of the horses and field.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Library of Congress Subjects
Farm life in art
Farm life
Horses
Horses in art
Agriculture in art
Agriculture
Current Location:
2nd Floor (DEV) -> 201E (DEV) - Gordon Gallery 2nd Floor
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 2nd fl., Gordon Gallery