Harmony and Discord
Marjorie Gregson and Jacqueline Arundel
Artist Henry Gillard Glindoni
Artist dates 1852-1913
Date painted Unknown
Donor Havelock Lonsdale
244 Clifton Drive South, St Annes
Date donated 18 March 1946
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Henry Gillard Glindoni was a London painter of historical and figure subjects. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) from 1879 and an Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society (ARWS) from 1883. At first he worked in the theatre, helping his grandfather who was a scene painter. He also worked with various photographers, including Blanchards, colouring prints on porcelain.
He studied at the Working Mens’ College and the Castle Street School of Art. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street Gallery, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham and the Old Watercolour Society, where his costume pieces set in the 17th and 18th centuries gained success. He settled at Chadwell Heath, near Dagenham Public Library (Wood, 1978).
He is buried in Crow Lane cemetery, Romford, along with his wife Ruth. (Johnson, 1980).
See below for an example of his work.
BBC Your Paintings, available online @ http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/
Johnson, J, and Gruetzner, A, (eds), (1980), Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, Suffolk
O’Leary, J, (date unknown), H Gillard Glindoni – a forgotten Essex Artist, The Essex Review, pp100-2
Wood, C, (1978), H G Glindoni, Dictionary of Victorian Painters, Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, p178
Wood, C, (1978), Fielding, A V C, Dictionary of Victorian Painters, Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk p153