Mathias J. Alten (Mathias J. Alten)

Mathias J. Alten

Artist. He was an impressionistic painter who lived most of his life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He ground all of his own paints, which gave his paintings a rich hue that could not be duplicated. He used a palette knife to highlight his paintings. He painted portraits, still-life, landscapes, and seascapes.  Family links:  Spouse:  Bertha Leona Schwind Alten (1875 – 1946)*  Children:  Eleanore Alten Gilleo (1896 – 1994)*  Conellia Alten (1896 – 1994)*  Viola Alten Gatzweiler (1904 – 1995)*  Camelia Alten Demmon (1989 – 1999)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • February, 13, 1871
  • Germany

Died

  • March, 03, 1938
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Graceland Memorial Park and Mausoleum
  • Michigan
  • USA

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