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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Rancho de Taos (Mission San Francisco de Asis)

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.605.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Board
Date:
1927
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15 in Width: 19 in
Description:
Tan building with a white door. Deep blue sky with clouds in the background.
Historical Context:
Alten painted several architectural studies while visiting the art colony in Taos. These paintings were dramatically different from the agrarian and coastal work scenes he created previously in the art colonies of Old Lyme and Holland.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil painting
Library of Congress Subjects
Taos art
Location Notes:
DEV; Building E; 1st fl., Gordon Gallery