A portraitist and genre painter, Albert Gliemann was a student at the academy in Dresden, where he settled following completion of his studies. He exhibited there and in Munich, and examples of his work are preserved in the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. This is the only work by the artist in the Library's collection.
Oil on paper laid down on card.
8 5/8 x 7 inches (219 x 178 mm)
Gift of John M. Thayer.
Signed at lower left, "Glieman".
James Mitchell and Son, London; John M. Thayer, Wilmington, DE.