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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Farmer and Oxen, Lyme

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.592.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1911
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 24 in Width: 31.75 in
Description:
Farmer with two oxen is putting something in a bag on the ground.
Historical Context:
Alten visits Old Lyme, Connecticut in 1911 and paints several autumn scenes, which he eventually exhibits at the Lyme Art Association. While there, he resides in the barn-studio of Will Howe Foote (1874-1965), a Grand Rapids native and early member of the Old Lyme artist colony.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil painting
Library of Congress Subjects
Farmers in art