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Richard Edwin Brooks (1865-1919)[1] was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, studied in Paris under the sculptor Jean-Paul Aubé (1837-1916). His early work Chant de la Vague (Song of the Wave) was idealistic; later works were more conventional statues.[2]

Notable works

* Statue of Thomas Cass, in Boston (1899).[3]
* Bust of Francis Amasa Walker in the Boston Public Library (1901).[4]
* Statues for Maryland in the National Statuary Hall Collection (1903):
o Charles Carroll[5]
o John Hanson[6]
* Statue of William Henry Seward, in Seattle (1909) for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition and moved to Volunteer Park in 1910.[7]
* Statue of John H. McGraw, in Seattle (1913).[8]

Honors

* Elected to National Sculpture Society (1897).[9]
* Gold medal in sculpture at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition 1901.[10]
* Elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1908.[11]

Notes

1. ^ Taft, pp 501-503
2. ^ Taft, pp. 501
3. ^ Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1903), Boston: a Guide Book, Ginn & Company, p. 77, http://books.google.com/books?id=bsQ_zJv41sIC&dq=%22richard+e+brooks%22+bronze&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0
4. ^ "The Bust of General Walker", The Tech, 20, MIT, November 8, 1900, p. 78, http://tech.mit.edu/V19/PDF/N11.pdf
5. ^ "Charles Carroll of Carrollton". Architect of the Capitol. http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/nsh/carroll.cfm.
6. ^ "John Hanson". Architect of the Capitol. http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/nsh/hanson.cfm.
7. ^ Stein, Alan J. (June 26, 2007). "Statue of William H. Seward is unveiled at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition on September 10, 1909". HistoryLink.org. http://historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=8195.
8. ^ Rochester, Junius (July 6, 2001). "McGraw, John H. (1850-1910)". HistoryLink.org. http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=3435.
9. ^ Beatty, John W. (April 24, 1897), Art and Artists, The New York Times, p. BR6, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=940DE3D61339E433A25757C2A9629C94669ED7CF
10. ^ Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events, D. Appleton and Co., 1902, pp. 238-239, http://books.google.com/books?id=iqsYAAAAIAAJ&dq=%22richard+e+brooks%22+paris&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0
11. ^ "Deceased Members". American Academy of Arts and Letters. http://www.artsandletters.org/academicians2_deceased.php. Retrieved 2008-05-22.

References

* Taft, Lorado (1903), History of American Sculpture, MacMillan, http://books.google.com/books?id=sD4CAAAAYAAJ&dq=%22richard+e+brooks%22+paris&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0

External links

* The Points on the Park Sculpture Park
* The Monumental City Famous Monuments
* New York at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis 1904
* "The New Senate Chamber". Maryland State Archives. April 13, 2006. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1259/131/html/senchamb.html.

Pictures of the artist

* Warner, Arthur Churchill (about 1909), Richard E. Brooks - nd., University of Washington Digital Collections, WAR0354, http://content.lib.washington.edu/cgi-bin/viewer.exe?CISOROOT=/warner&CISOPTR=202&CISORESTMP=&CISOVIEWTMP=
* Mr. Richard E. Brooks, NYPL Digital Gallery, 1129763, http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchresult.cfm?trg=1&parent_id=460121&word=&s=&notword=&d=&c=&f=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&lword=&lfield=&num=0&imgs=12&snum=&pNum=

Pictures of sculptures

* "Song of the Wave". Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895, cast 1904. http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/american_paintings_and_sculpture/Song_of_the_Wave/viewObject.aspx?&OID=20010578&PgSz=1.
* "The Bather". Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895, cast 1904. http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/american_paintings_and_sculpture/The_Bather/viewObject.aspx?&OID=20010577&PgSz=1.
* "Colonel Thomas Cass Statue". Irish-American Historic Places. http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM20G. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
* Warner, Arthur Churchill. "William Henry Seward monument in Seattle, n.d.". University of Washington Digital Collections. http://content.lib.washington.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=any&CISOFIELD1=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOROOT=/warner&CISOBOX1=1910.
* Curtis, Asahel, Statue of John H. McGraw, Seattle, University of Washington Digital Collections, CUR1051, http://content.lib.washington.edu/cgi-bin/viewer.exe?CISOROOT=/curtis&CISOPTR=43&CISORESTMP=&CISOVIEWTMP=&CISOMODE=bib
* "The Annapolis Complex Collection". Maryland State Archives. 2002. http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/speccol/sc1500/sc1545/e_catalog_2002/brooks.html.

Newspaper

* Statue of Col. Thomas Cass, The New York Times, September 23, 1899, p. 1, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9C01E4D91431E733A25750C2A96F9C94689ED7CF
* Art Awards at Buffalo, The New York Times, August 7, 1901, p. 7, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9C01E6DE1130E132A25754C0A96E9C946097D6CF
* The Liverpool Exchange Fire, The New York Times, December 7, 1901, p. 8, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9900E2D6153FE433A25754C0A9649D946097D6CF
* Exhibit by Five Sculptors, The New York Times, March 20, 1908, p. 6, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9A03E7DF143EE233A25753C2A9659C946997D6CF
* Paris Salon Shows Many Americans, The New York Times, May 1, 1909, p. 4, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9F02E5D61131E733A25752C0A9639C946897D6CF
* Col. Astor in Tennis Match, The New York Times, August 8, 1911, p. 9, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9901E3DC1131E233A2575BC0A96E9C946096D6CF
* Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph (February 11, 1912), American Art Show Wins Paris Praise, The New York Times, p. C4

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