Boy with Wheelbarrow

Date Created
circa 1926
Work Medium
Dimensions
24 in. x 30 in.
CR Number
MILF230
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower right
Signature Details
Alten's daughter Eleanore advised that the boy seen in this picture is Dan Hespel, a neighbor in the Fulton Street, Grand Rapids area. Daniel Hespel is listed in the 1930 U.S. Federal Census as a "gardener".

Alternative title, "Barn at 1593 Fulton Street, Summer."
Provenance

Anita M. Gilleo Trust

Exhibitions

Art in Embassies Collection Exhibition

Mathias Alten's Grand Rapids

Bibliography

Ferris, Steven A., (Assistant Curator) with essay by Gordon Olson, Grand Rapids City Historian, Mathias Alten's Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1999).

Gerdts, William H., "Mathias J. Alten," American Art Review, December 1998.

Subjects
Landscapefigures
Michigan