Alfred Bendiner was a resident of Philadelphia and Malvern, Pennsylvania, and became an architect, painter, graphic artist, cartoonist, illustrator, muralist and writer. He studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Academy of Rome in Italy. He was a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club, and the Pennsylvania Society of Architects.
From 1936 to 1937, he was part of the Joint Assyrian Expedition to Iraq. He did illustrations for Holiday and Scribner's magazines, and also for numerous scientific publications. His cartoons appeared in the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, and he wrote and illustrated numerous travel articles that appeared in the Philadelphia Gazette, Philadelphia Record, and the Washington Times Herald.
Bendiner created murals, and among the locations of his murals are the Philadelphia Fidelity Bank, the University of Pennsylvania and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art