Alfred Wolmark

1877-1961. Painter and designer of pottery and stained glass. He was one of the pioneers of Post-Impressionism in England. Born in Warsaw and came to England with his parents in 1883. Studied at the R.A. Schools from 1895. Exhibited at the R.A. 1901–36 and at the International Society 1911–25. First one-man exhibition at the Bruton Galleries 1905, followed by others in Berlin, Paris and New York. His early work was of scenes of Jewish life in East London. He also made stage designs. Retrospective exhibitions at the Leicester Galleries 1947, the Ben Uri Gallery 1948 and 1952, and the Woodstock Gallery 1959. Died in London.