Mathias Joseph Alten (1871-1938) Rocky Soil, Lyme (Ploughing) 9 3/4 x 12 1/2in (24.8 x 31.8cm)

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Lot 49
Mathias Joseph Alten
(1871-1938)
Rocky Soil, Lyme (Ploughing) 9 3/4 x 12 1/2in (24.8 x 31.8cm)

Sold for US$ 4,075 inc. premium

American Art

19 Nov 2019, 16:00 EST

New York

Mathias Joseph Alten (1871-1938)
Rocky Soil, Lyme (Ploughing)
signed 'M. Alten' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9 3/4 x 12 1/2in (24.8 x 31.8cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    John Duffy, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1905.
    Mr. and Mrs. Louis Shapiro, Chicago, Illinois and Beverly Hills, California.
    By descent to the present owner.

    Exhibited
    New York, National Academy of Design, 78th Annual Exhibition, January 3-January 31, 1903.
    Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ryerson Library, One-Artist Exhibition, February 1908.
    Grand Rapids, Michigan, Calvin University, Center Art Gallery, Mathias Alten: Through the Seasons, October 21-December 20, 2016.

    Literature
    "Grand Rapids Artist Who Dotes on Oxen," The Grand Rapids Press, February 21, 1903, illustrated.

    The present lot is recorded in the online catalogue raisonné of Mathis J. Alten's work by James A. Straub as reference CTAG71. The online catalogue raisonné is available at www.mathiasalten.com.
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