Current Location:
Building E (DEV) -> 2nd Floor (DEV; E)
Location Notes:
DeVos; Building E; 2nd Floor; Alten Timeline outside Gordon Gallery

Sketches of Carpenters at Work (Detail)

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.120.3
Artist:
Alten, Mathias Joseph
Credit:
Gift of Gloria Alten Gregory
Medium:
Reproduction of Original Graphite on paper
Date:
circa 1920
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 11" Width: 8"
Description:
Reproduction of original Mathias Alten Sketbook. Image is of men doing various wood working tasks.
Historical Context:
This is a detail from a sketchbook of Mathias Alten that was a series of studies, possibly drawn in preparation for a cover illustration Alten created for "The Commonwealth Magazine" in 1921 representing the furniture industry in Grand Rapids.

Library of Congress Subjects:
Drawing