Sardine Fishers Return, Cabanal

Date Created
1922
Work Medium
Dimensions
28 1/4 in. x 36 1/2 in.
CR Number
SPBE1484
Signature
Signed/inscribed: M. Alten/Cabañal lower right
Signature Details
Frame bears a label from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts/One Hundred and Eighteenth Annual Exhibition, 1923. The painting is titled titled in ink in Alten's hand, "Sardine Fishers Return/Mathias J. Alten/Grand Rapids, Mich."

Frame also bears a red and white-bordered paper label "R/1" in pencil.

On the verso of the canvas printed in marking pen? ink, "Embarcation Cabanal Espame (sic) by M. J. Alten/1922" This inscription is in an unknown hand and seems to be later than the noted exhibition label.
Provenance

Private collection

With Grand Gallery

Neva Backart collection, Atherton, CA

Raye and Neva Backart collection, early 1940s

Ed and Florence Otte collection, Grand Rapids, MI, after 1923

Exhibitions

One Hundred and Eighteenth Annual Exhibition

Bibliography

Michels, Laura, "Alten Piece for Sale at Grand Gallery," The Grand Rapids Press, October 23, 2011, Sunday ed., sec. Local Arts and Entertainment, E3.

Subjects
Beach scene
Spain