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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Portrait of Bishop Edward Kelly

Artwork

Identifier:
2002.165.1
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1925
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 57 in Width: 44 in
Description:
A painting of Bishop Kelly wearing a white and purple cassock and alb. He is sitting in chair with a mitre in his lap.
Historical Context:
The Dominican Sisters of Marywood Academy, Grand Rapids, commissioned this portrait. The canvas meets exactly the prescribed dimensions for a portrait of a seated bishop as required by the Roman Catholic Church.
Credit:
Gift of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
canvas
oil painting
portraits
Library of Congress Subjects
Portraits
Current Location:
GVSU ➜ Allendale Campus ➜ Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC Portrait Wall