Albert Jean Adolphe (1865-1940) was known as a decorator, a portrait painter, and a landscape artist. He worked in oil and watercolor. Born in Philadelphia in 1865, he attended the Pennsylvania Museum School of Art. After graduation, he traveled to Europe and studied under Jean-Léon Gérôme and James Whistler at the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris and under DeVriendt in Antwerp.