Portrait of Bishop Joseph Gabriel Pinten

Date Created
1927
Work Medium
Dimensions
56 1/2 in. x 44 1/2 in.
CR Number
MIFP268
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1927 lower right
Signature Details
The Dominican Sisters, Marywood Academy, Grand Rapids commissioned this portrait. The canvas met exactly the prescribed dimensions for a portrait of a seated bishop as directed by the protocol of the Roman Catholic Church.
Provenance

Grand Valley Sate University

Grand Rapids Catholic Diocese, circa 1997

Dominican Sisters

Bibliography

No author noted, "Art and Artists in Grand Rapids," The Grand Rapids Press, February 11, 1927, ill.

Subjects
Formal portrait
Michigan