Clam Digger, Scheveningen

Identifier
1998.602.1
Date Created
1911
Work Medium
Dimensions
24.125 in x 20.25 in x ;29.375 in x 25.375 in x 4 in
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Historical Context
Alten painted numerous works during his stay in The Netherlands (1910-1911). This work is executed in the 19th century style of The Hague School, which emphasizes a low and somber tone paying attention to the wet atmosphere of the North Sea coast.
Description
Man in red jacket standing on the beach next to a wooden cart. Waves breaking in the background.
Credit
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

Scheveningen, Netherlands