Sir Alfred East (born December 15, 1849 in Kettering , Northamptonshire , † September 28, 1913 in London ) was a British painter .
Alfred East studied at the Glasgow School of Art and then went to France to study with Tony Robert-Fleury and William Adolphe Bouguereau at the renowned École des Beaux-Arts . His romantic landscapes show an influence of the Barbizon school .
In 1906, Alfred East was elected President of the Royal Academy of Arts . Four years later, on July 7, 1910, King Edward VII made him a Knight Bachelor .
- Peyton Skipwith: An Enlightened Artist in Japan , (1984)
- Sir Philip Cortazzi: A British Artist in Japan , Print Pub (1991)
- John Ramm: From Barbizon With Love , Antique Dealer & Collectors Guide (1994)
Commons : Alfred East - collection of images, videos and audio files
- Alfred East ( Memento of August 18, 2004 in the Internet Archive ) (English)
- artnet - Alfred East
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British painter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 15, 1849|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kettering , Northamptonshire|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 28, 1913|
|Place of death||London|