Tarpon Springs

Identifier
1998.586.1
Date Created
1935
Work Medium
Dimensions
30 in x 24 in
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Historical Context
Alten traveled to Tarpon Springs, Florida in the summer of 1935 to paint Greek sponge fishermen with their boats. Alten exhibited these works in Detroit to much praise in the fall of 1935.
Description
Three sailboats are pushed together. In the one on the right a man is bending over toward the water.
Credit
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

Tarpon Springs