Realist painter and illustrator who helped to determine the Ashcan College of American art. He aided Albert C. Barnes in establishing the Barnes Basis in Philadelphia. He analyzed at the Pa Academy of Good Arts and worked well as an designer and reporter for The Philadelphia Record. He was after that employed as an illustrator for the Philadelphia Press. He analyzed with realist Thomas Anshutz in the Pa Academy from the Good Arts. His 1912 painting “Italo-American Special event, Washington Square” was shown in the Boston Museum of Good Arts. He was created into a family members that had resided in Philadelphia for decades. He was raised with old sister Ada and old sibling Louis Glackens, who become a popular cartoonist and illustrator. He wedded designer Edith Dimock in 1904. His function was in comparison to that of Pierre Auguste Renoir.