Rancho de Taos (Mission San Francisco de Asis)

Identifier
1998.605.1
Date Created
1927
Work Medium
Dimensions
19 in x 15 in
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Historical Context
Alten painted several architectural studies while visiting the art colony in Taos. These paintings were dramatically different from the agrarian and coastal work scenes he created previously in the art colonies of Old Lyme and Holland.
Description
Tan building with a white door. Deep blue sky with clouds in the background.
Credit
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

Taos