Mount Hood, Oregon

Identifier
2007.605.1
Date Created
1909
Work Medium
Dimensions
18.375 in x 12.25 in
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Historical Context
This was painted near Portland, Oregon while Alten was there during the summer of 1909 to paint commissioned portraits of the John Haak family. The canvas represents Alten's only known mountainous landscape composition.
Description
Landscape scene with six pine trees in the foreground, a village or farm community in the distance, and a white capped mountain further back. Light blue sky in the background. Signed and dated 1909 in lower right
Credit
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

Hood, Mount