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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Bend in the River

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.588.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1921
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13 in Width: 18 in
Description:
View from within a wooded area. A river runs from the left side of the picture toward the middle where it is then hidden by trees and brush.
Historical Context:
Mathias Alten's 'Grand Rapids' is an exhibition of scenes painted by Mathias Alten over the span of his near fifty-year career. These works are a visual study of this city through the eyes of an artist who loved it. Alten's view of Grand Rapids captured the expansion and development of a city through images including its downtown streets, Reeds Lake, and Alten's own backyard.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
landscapes
oil painting
oil paintings
Library of Congress Subjects
Rivers
Current Location:
GVSU ➜ PEW Campus (Grand Rapids) ➜ Richard M. DeVos Center ➜ Building C (DEV) ➜ 5th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; 5th floor