Wilfred Gabriel de Glehn RA 1870 -1951

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Biography

Wilfred de Glehn was born in London. Studied at the South Kensington Schools and Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Exhibited at the Paris Salon, RA, New English Arts Club as well as Fine Art Society, Leicester Galleries and many other venues. Fist one man show at Carfax Gallery in 1908. De Glehn travelled widely, which provided many of his subjects.Painter of beautiful people and places, rather in the manner of John Singer Sargent, whose friend and painting companion his was. Elected to NEAC in 1900 and RA in 1932. His work is represented in a number of public collections in UK, including Birmingham City Art Gallery, Tate Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery, in Art Gallery of New South Wales,Sydney and in Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.