Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Haying Time

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.603.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
circa 1925
Dimensions:
Artworks;Frames - Height: 18 in;25.5 in Width: 23 in;30.25 in Depth: 2.5 in
Description:
Two harnessed draft horses standing in a field. The black one is bending down to eat. The gray one is standing normally.
Historical Context:
Draft horses within a field were a favorite subject of Alten's, but as with many of his later paintings, there is a heightened attention to color and light.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil paint
Library of Congress Subjects
Horses in art
Location Notes:
DEV; 2nd fl., Gordon Gallery