Portrait of Bertha Alten

Date Created
1925
Work Medium
Dimensions
42 in. x 32 in.
CR Number
MIFP376
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1925 upper right
Signature Details
This is likely the painting exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1927 under the title, "Wife of the Artist". An exhibition catalogue footnote at the time indicated, "Picture was admitted without submission to the jury, in accordance with a ruling allowing exhibitors of seven consecutive years to exhibit one picture without jury action".
Provenance

Private collection

Exhibitions

Annual Exhibition of Michigan Artists

Bibliography

Patricia Reed, Archivist/President of the Scarab Club, 2006, and Michael Crane, Assistant Curator of American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Compilers, "Exhibition Records, the Detroit Museum of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts," .

Subjects
Formal portrait
Michigan