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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Mount Hood, Oregon

Artwork

Identifier:
2007.605.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Academy Board
Date:
1909
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 12.25 in Width: 18.375 in
Description:
Landscape scene with six pine trees in the foreground, a village or farm community in the distance, and a white capped mountain further back. Light blue sky in the background. Signed and dated 1909 in lower right
Historical Context:
This was painted near Portland, Oregon while Alten was there during the summer of 1909 to paint commissioned portraits of the John Haak family. The canvas represents Alten's only known mountainous landscape composition.
Credit:
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
landscapes
oil painting
oil paintings
Library of Congress Subjects
Hood, Mount (Or.)
Current Location:
GVSU ➜ PEW Campus (Grand Rapids) ➜ Richard M. DeVos Center ➜ Building E (DEV) ➜ George and Barbara Gordon Gallery ➜ Room 103 (DEV; E)
Location Notes:
DEV: 1st floor., Gordon Gallery