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Mathias Alten

  • TITLE: Flowers from the Sky Series
  • SIZE: 16″ X 18″
  • MEDIUM: Watercolor
  • SIGNED: En Verso

Work in Permanent Collections:
Everson Museum of Art; University of Michigan Museum of Art; Muskegon Museum of Art; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Dennos Museum Center; Michigan Historical Museum; Grand Valley State University Art Collection; Aquinas College Art Collection; Calvin College Art Collection; Grand Rapids Community College; Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society; Spectrum Health Systems, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Ferris State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Cooley Law School, Grand Rapids, Michigan Campus.

The George and Barbara Gordon Gallery on the Grand Valley State University campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is dedicated to the permanent display of paintings by Mathias Alten. (Connell)

The Literary Digest October 12, 1929, color cover “Cabanal Fishermen”


Information provided by James A. Straub, who publishes a catalog raisonne on the artist at

E. Jane Connell, “Mathias J. Alten: Discovery of an American Impressionist”, American Art Review, February 2011.