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Mathias J. Alten: An American Impressionist ➔ Irises

Artwork

Identifier:
2009.90.2
Artist:
Mathias Alten
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1900
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 32 in Width: 19 in
Description:
Purple and white irises against a dark black and brown background.
Historical Context:
Alten produced more than seventy floral paintings throughout his career and later noted that he probably painted more still lifes than any other theme. Floral paintings were a subject matter that remained popular with his art patrons throughout his life.
Credit:
Gift of Dianne and Gordon Boozer
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
oil paint
Library of Congress Subjects
Irises (Plants) in art
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; Building E; 1st fl.; Gordon Gallery