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Early days:

    Sir Alfred Edward East was born on December 15,1844 in Kettering in Northamptonshire. His did his education at the Glasgow School of Art. His paintings mostly involved landscapes.


Alfred Edward East


Personal Details:


Alfred Edward East

Place of birth


Date of Birth

December 15, 1844

Date of Death

September 28, 1913






Glasgow School of Art

Popular Works

Lake in Autumn,The Fiesta



    In April 1888 he had a common exhibition with T.C. Gotch and W. Ayerst Ingram  at the galleries of the Fine Art Society.He was commissioned the subsequent year by Marcus Huish, Managing Director of the Society, to spend six months in Japan in order to paint the landscape as well as the people of the country. When the exhibition of 104 paintings from this tour was displayed at the Fine Art Society in 1890 it was a remarkable success.

   Alfred East was chosen as an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1899, having been a habitual exhibitor since 1883.He was  elected to full membership in 1913. Alfred East expired at his London residence in Belsize Park.

Works of  Alfred Edward East:


Lake in Autumn The Fiesta