Portrait of Bertha Alten

Date Created
1920
Work Medium
Dimensions
20 in. x 16 in.
CR Number
MIFP490
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1920 upper left
Signature Details
On the mount verso in black marking pen ink, "Gloria." Also, a sticker, "23"

This is likely the painting exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts in December 1921 under the title, "The Artist's Wife".
Provenance

Private collection

Camelia Alten Demmon by descent

Bertha Alten collection

Exhibitions

Annual Exhibition for Michigan Artists Under the Auspices of the Scarab Club

Bibliography

Patricia Reed, Archivist/President of the Scarab Club, 2006, and Michael Crane, Assistant Curator of American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Compilers, "Exhibition Records, the Detroit Museum of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts," .

Subjects
Formal portrait
Michigan