Unloading Salt Hay, Lyme

Date Created
c. 1902
Work Medium
21.625 in x 17.625 in
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Historical Context
This image was painted after Mathais Alten visited the popular and large art colony of Old Lyme, Connecticut in the fall of 1902.
Man on top of a large pile of hay sitting in a horse-drawn cart. The man is facing away and unloading hay with a pitchfork. Behind him is a river, small slopping hills and a light blue sky.
Gift of George H. and Barbara Gordon

Painting Origin

Old Lyme