Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 358 (Sale info: $350.00).
"N.A., New York. b. Alkmaar, Holland, 1829. Studied drawing in his native town; afterward became pupil of C. Lieste, Haarlem. Chevalier of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. member of the academies of Amsterdam and Rotterdam, etc. Came to America, 1863. Is also well known as an etcher and water- color painter. " to the learned student of landscape art, Mr. Van Elten's pictures furnish an agreeable surprise; their originality of treatment raises them above the common art level, and their boldness and vigor of coloring are not reflected in the works of any of his contemporaries. - Art Journal." [P. 58.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Artist address: New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician.