Gladys Buchanan Unger
(1884 - 1940)
Gladys Buchanan Unger was active/lived in New York, California. Gladys Unger is known for miniature portrait painting.
Biography Gladys Buchanan Unger
Gladys Unger was born in San Francisco, California, in 1884. She was the daughter of Frank and Minnie (Buchanan) Unger. At the age of three she began drawing and painting; a few years later she found a passion for reading and writing and, while art would always be an interest, her writing would eventually place her in the public's eye.
She was just a young child when the family moved to New York City where her father became a club owner. Her parents divorced soon after and she was taken to London by her mother. For a time she attended the South Hamstead High School but by 1895 they had moved on to Paris. There her mother eventually married Jules Goodman, the painter.
In 1898 Miss Unger enrolled in the art course at the Julia
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