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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Oxen, Driver and Boat at Cabañal

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.583.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1922
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 28 in Width: 36 in
Description:
Man riding oxen. The oxen are pulling a sailboat to shore.
Historical Context:
In 1922, Alten traveled throughout Europe with pupil and fellow Grand Rapids artist Foster Jewell. Alten again focused in on the beach at El Cabañal, a fishing village that is now part of Valencia, Spain. By this time, his paintings were more closely aligned to the aesthetics of the Spanish painter Joaquí­n Sorolla.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil paint
Library of Congress Subjects
Valencia (Spain : Region)--History
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 1st fl., Gordon Gallery