Tarpon Springs

Date Created
1935
Work Medium
Dimensions
24 in. x 30 in.
CR Number
FLMA713
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower right
Signature Details
Inscribed on a label attached to the stretcher, "This picture was painted by Math. J. Alten at Tarpon Springs, Florida in 1935./Bertha Alten/wife of M.J. Alten."

The Detroit Institute of Arts deaccessioned this painting as well as several others in 1993 in order to benefit the Aquisition Fund for the purchase of a picture by John Singer Sargeant.
Provenance

Location unknown

Sotheby's Auction

Detroit Institute of Arts

Mrs. Mathias J. Alten collection

Exhibitions

Work by Michigan Artists Selected from the Permanent Collection

Bibliography

Maybelle Mann, Art in Florida 1564 - 1945 (Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, Inc., 1999) .

Florence Davies, "Old Friends Next," The Detroit News, July 5, 1942, sec. Sunday.

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS), "Alten, Mathias Joseph 1871-1938"

Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture (September 23, 1993, New York).

Editors, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Paintings in The Detroit Institute of Arts, Third ed. (Detroit, Michigan) May 1, 1970), pgs. 167.

Subjects
Marine
Florida