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Mathias Joseph Alten exhibition catalog, 1979

Alten, M. (Mathias), 1871-1938



Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 1 item on partial microfilm reel

Summary: This microfilm consists of the catalog for the exhibition, M. Alten (1979) at the Bergsma Gallery of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mathias Joseph Alten (1871-1938) was a German-born impressionist painter in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Best known for his land- and seascapes, Alten also painted portraits, florals, and still-lifes and is often referred to as the "dean of Michigan painters."


Donor prepared essay for the catalog.

Related Materials

Also held at the Archives of American Art is the microfilmed Mathias Joseph Alten scrapbook. Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives holds the Mathias J. Alten papers 1893-2008.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1821 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Mathias Joseph Alten exhibition catalog, 1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.