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Mathias J. Alten
Birth: 1871, Germany
Death: 1938
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

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. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bertha Leona Schwind Alten (1875 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Conellia Alten (1896 - 1994)*
  Eleanore Alten Gilleo (1896 - 1994)*
  Viola Alten Gatzweiler (1904 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 19, 2000
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Mathias J. Alten
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Mathias J. Alten
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