Marsh Haying, Lyme

Date Created
circa 1902
Work Medium
Dimensions
14 in. x 18 in.
CR Number
CTAG1749
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower right
Signature Details
Inscribed on the canvas verso in block lettering the word "ALTON" (sic). Inscribed in pencil on the stretcher verso "G. H. Albers" along with the title "Marsh Haying" and pencilled framing notations.

Mr. Gerrit H. Albers, likely the first owner of this canvas, was a lawyer in Grand Rapids, MI during the first decade of the twentieth century. He later relocated to the vicinity of San Antonio, Texas where he died in 1936.

The frame verso retains (in 2012) a paper "C. L. Harvey" 59 Monroe Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan frame shop label.
Provenance

Grand Gallery

Private collection

G. H. Albers collection, MI and TX, until his death in 1936.

Subjects
Agrarian
Connecticut