Rain

Date Created
1921
Work Medium
Dimensions
36 in. x 36 in.
CR Number
MILW168
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1921 lower left
Signature Details
Alten family members advise that this painting hung for a time over the fireplace mantle in the livingroom of the Alten's Fulton Street home. The painting was listed on an Alten family inventory of paintings as A-56.
Provenance

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Gilleo

Exhibitions

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

Art in Embassies Collection Exhibition

Mathias Alten Exhibition

Artists of Grand Rapids (1840 - 1980)

Mathias J. Alten: Journey of an American Painter

Artists of Michigan From The Nineteenth Century - A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Commemorating Michigan Statehood 1837 - 1987

Mathias Alten: Michigan Impressionist, Escanaba, MI

Exhibition of Paintings by Mathias J. Alten

Bibliography

Sweeney, J. Gray "Mathias J. Alten (1871 -1938)," Exhibition Catalog (1979)

Sweeney, J. Gray, with contributions by Sylvia Krissoff, Artists of Grand Rapids (1840 - 1980) (The Grand Rapids Art Museum and The Grand Rapids Public Museum, 1981) .

Gerdts, William H., M. Elizabeth Boone, Wendy Greenhouse and James A. Straub (Chronology), Mathias J. Alten: Journey of an American Painter (The Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1998)

Sweeney, J Gray, etal, Artists of Michigan from The Nineteenth Century (The Muskegon Museum of Art & The Detroit Historical Museum, 1987) .

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," .

No author noted, Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings by Mathias Alten - December 5 to 9 Inclusive, 1911- St. Cecilia Building, Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Art Association of Grand Rapids.

No author noted, Exhibition Catalogue of Paintings by Mathias J. Alten - November 12, 1926, "Exhibition Catalogue, The Lansing Woman's Club".

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

Subjects
Nude
Michigan