French Peasant Woman with Basket and Rake

Date Created
1899
Work Medium
Dimensions
14 1/2 in. x 18 in.
CR Number
FRLF1921
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower left
Signature Details
On the canvas verso an oval stamp reading "M. Alten/66 perl (sic) St." -- 66 Pearl Street was Alten's studio in Grand Rapids in 1900 after his return from France. The stamp is partially covered by a repair patch.

On the stretcher verso, two labels. The first affixed with transparent tape reading "13610/Copson" The second a white adhesive label with red trim, reading in ball point ink "French rural scene. Oil painting by M. Alten in 1900 (sic). Was friend of Copsons."
Provenance

Benton County Historical Society and Museum, Philomath, OR

Paul Copson, circa 1900

G.V. Copson collection

Subjects
Landscapefigures
France