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Allerley Glossop 1872-1855

Allerley Glossop was born in Twickenham the daughter of the Vicar.


Glossop studied painting at the Slade.She moved to South Africa in 1900.She was known as Joe wearing a pith helmet , smoking a Pipe and wearing men's clothes.

She farmed and painted at Klapmuts in the Western Cape.was a member of SASA.Serving on the Council's Society 1902-6.

She ventured into rural areas to paint.Between 1902-17 she farmed at Wellington, Western 1917 she moved to Johannesburg.In 1925 she moved to Lion's Mouth in KwaZulu Natal, and worked there until her death in 1955.

She exhibited in South Africa and abroad. 

Her work is represented in Durban Art Gallery; Ann Bryant Gallery, London;Albany Museum;Johannesburg Art gallery;South African Art Gallery; University of Cape Town Art Collection; Pretoria Art Museum.

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