Preparing the Way

Date Created
circa 1913
Dimensions
7 in. x 10 in.
CR Number
MILS837
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1914 lower right
Signature Details
On verso, "Mr. & Mrs. C. E. Thornquist/Pineycrest/ Fruitport, MI 49415/"Preparing the Way" 2-13-89 purchased by S. R...(illegible) $400.

Although the painting is clearly dated 1914, it was likely the picture shown at the 1913 Grand Rapids Art Association exhibition under the title, "Preparing the Way" #36, and thus the 1914 date was inscribed after that show.
Provenance

Private collection

S. R. collection 2-13-89

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thornquist, Pineycrest, Fruitport, MI

Exhibitions

Nineteenth Exhibition

Bibliography

Grand Rapids Art Association , Nineteenth Exhibition - Catalogue of Paintings - April 30, 1913 - (Grand Rapids, Michigan) 2 pgs.

Subjects
Landscapesnow
Michigan