Alfred C. Rodriguez was a landscape painter. Born in Mexico in 1862, Alfred Rodriguez settled in San Francisco as a small boy. He studied art locally at the School of Design under Virgil Williams and with Jules Tavernier. By age 18, he had established a studio in Oakland. A fine landscape painter, he had just begun to do his best work when, at age 28, he died of consumption in San Francisco on March 6, 1890.