Oil on Canvas
Artworks - Height: 19.125 in
Width: 15.25 in
White building on left, tower in background on right. Man pulling cart in foreground. Blue sky.
Alten spent much of his time in Spain painting Mediterranean coastal scenes. He made Cabañal his base while staying in Spain and from there travelled to Italy, Austria, and Germany. The works completed while in Spain reflect a much brighter and more sunlit palette than those done in Northern Europe. In 1912, Alten travelled to Spain with his friend Forrest Emerson Mann, a Grand Rapids artist and metal smith, and set his sights on the city of Valencia. Valencia was home to the popular Spanish artist Joaquín Sorolla, whose work Alten admired.
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Termoil paint
Library of Congress SubjectsValencia (Spain : Region)--History
GVSU ➜ PEW Campus (Grand Rapids) ➜ Richard M. DeVos Center ➜ Building E (DEV) ➜ George and Barbara Gordon Gallery ➜ Room 103 (DEV; E)
DEV; Building E; 1st fl., Gordon Gallery