Can a Woman Keep a Secret? (Copy)

Date Created
1898
Work Medium
Dimensions
32 in. x 40 in.
CR Number
MIFI770
Signature
Signed/inscribed: Copy M. Alten/ lower right
Signature Details
Copied after a painting by German artist, Otto Goldman (1844 - 1916). In the 1890s Gebbie & Company of Philadelphia, produced a steel engraving after Goldman's painting. It was titled, "Between Friends." It is likely Alten's oil was after the engraving.
Provenance

Private collection

Bergsma Gallery

Exhibitions

Mathias Alten Exhibition

Bibliography

Sweeney, J. Gray "Mathias J. Alten (1871 -1938)," Exhibition Catalog (1979)

Sylvia Krissoff, "Exhibit Shows Range of GR Artist Alten's Work, " The Grand Rapids Press, July 30, 1991.

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS), "Alten, Mathias Joseph 1871-1938"

Subjects
Figural
Michigan