(1847 - 1920)
Richard Norris Brooke was active/lived in District Of Columbia. Richard Brooke is known for genre, portrait, landscape and figure painting.
Biography Richard Brooke
The following quotations, by and about the artist, are excerpted from
an undated article, "Artists at Home", by Richard Norris Brooke in the Times Daily (location not given). Edith Brooke Robertson, great niece of the artist, submitted the information.
The artist, who kept a record of everything he ever painted with dates,
place, and sales record, is described as "a slender man, of infinitely
refined manner and bearing, with a quiet voice and unmistakable
conviction of truth in every spoken word." His studio was "an
immaculate room, the almost fastidious neatness of the man himself, the
sensitive, large white hands that gleamed in the half light, told
almost as much of the inner man as any careful study.
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