Garden in Spring with Figures

Date Created
circa 1924
Work Medium
Dimensions
17 in. x 21 in.
CR Number
MILF2085
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower right
Signature Details
Although the figures are unidentified, the woman seen in the composition is surely Bertha Alten, the artist's wife. The child remains unidentified.

On the stretcher are two red & white labels. The first, partially torn, is inscribed in pencil "#33/ Garden in Spring with Figures/17 x ??"

The second, also partially torn, reads in ink "Ins 208/17 x 21/G..rden in spring ....th figures."

This painting relates to Bertha Alten Holding her Granddaughter Anita MILF172, also measuring 17" x 21.
Provenance

Private collection

Joseph & Marilyn (Spalink) Coulter collection by descent, 1986

John & Mary Spalink collection, 1944

With Perception

Subjects
Landscapefigures
Michigan