Alvin Frederick Hattorf
Alvin Frederick Hattorf was active/lived in Virginia, Maine. Alvin Hattorf is known for abstract landscape and urban scene painting.
Biography Alvin Frederick Hattorf
Alvin Fredrick Hattorf
Alvin was born in Newport News, Virginia in 1899 and grew up in the local Richmond area. He served in the armed forces in World War I and went on to become a clerk for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, from which he retired in 1951. Alvin began painting as a hobby around 1930 after attending an art class in Denver while visiting relatives.
He studied painting under Vaclav Vytlacil and Morris Kantor in New York at the Art Students League where he met his wife Helen Hattorf, as well as the Henry Hensche School of Art in Massachusetts. He focused mainly on abstractions of landscapes and urban scenes done in watercolor and oils.
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