Artist biography

Alfred GLENDENING 1861–1907

Painter of landscape and domestic genre in oil and watercolour, sometimes known as Alfred Glendening, jun., to distinguish him from his father. Born 8 February 1861 in Greenwich, Kent, son and pupil of Alfred Augustus Glendening, who began life as a railway clerk and was active as a painter 1861–1903. The son exhibited at the R.A. 1881–1905. Said to have painted theatrical scenery from 1884; visited New York in 1901, worked at Boulogne and had occasional fits of insanity. Member of the R.B.A. 1891. Died in Southend, Essex, 6 January 1907.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I