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Edward Vincent Brewer

 (1883 - 1971)
Edward Vincent Brewer was active/lived in Minnesota, New York.  Edward Brewer is known for commercial illustration, portrait and landscape painting.

Edward Vincent Brewer

From Saint Paul, Minnesota, Edward Brewer was a commercial artist, muralist and portrait painter whose style is sometimes compared to that of Norman Rockwell. For 15 years beginning in 1911, he was employed by Emery Maples Company to do weekly ads for their major client, Cream of Wheat, and for this assignment, he created the character "Rastus", making a three dimensional portrait bust, from which he did various angle facial depictions. In total, he is credited with 102 ads for Cream of Wheat.

Brewer grew up in Saint Paul in a family of six boys whose parents were Rose Koempel Brewer and his father was Nicholas Brewer, a noted portrait painter. Edward's brother, Adrian became a landscape painter. 

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About  Edward Vincent Brewer

Born:  1883 - St. Paul, Minnesota
Died:   1971
Known for:  commercial illustration, portrait and landscape painting