(1880 - 1955)
Harold Matthews Brett was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Harold Brett is known for portrait and landscape painter, illustrator.
Harold Matthews Brett is known for his illustrations and paintings of
nostalgic New England scenes. He grew up in Brookline,
Massachusetts, and studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in
Boston under Philip Hale and Frank Benson. Later, he moved to New
York to study at the Art Students League with Walter Appleton Clark, H.
Siddons Mowbray, and Kenyon Cox.
By then a well-trained
artist, Brett went to Wilmington, Delaware, in 1906, to study further
under the famous illustrator Howard Pyle. He was soon able to
make his professional debut in Harpers Weekly, and his work
began to appear in most of the national magazines. Eventually,
Brett moved to Chatham on Cape Cod, and for severa ... Displaying 750 of 3878 characters.