Statue of Thomas Cass by Richard E. Brooks, 1899
Statue of Thomas Cass by Richard E. Brooks, 1899

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

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Honors

Notes

  1. ^ Taft, pp 501-503
  2. ^ Taft, pp. 501
  3. ^ Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1903), Boston: a Guide Book, Ginn & Company, p. 77
  4. ^ "The Bust of General Walker", The Tech (PDF), 20, MIT, November 8, 1900, p. 78
  5. ^ "Charles Carroll of Carrollton". Architect of the Capitol.
  6. ^ "John Hanson". Architect of the Capitol.
  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.
  8. ^ Tuoti, Gerry (18 November 2010). "LEST WE FORGET: Robert Treat Paine monument tells of Taunton's Revolutionary War history". Taunton Gazette. Retrieved 21 August 2016. Several decades after Paine’s death, the city contracted sculptor Richard Brooks to create the statue of Paine that now stands in front of City Hall. It was dedicated during a ceremony in 1904.
  9. ^ Rochester, Junius (July 6, 2001). "McGraw, John H. (1850-1910)". HistoryLink.org.
  10. ^ Beatty, John W. (April 24, 1897), "Art and Artists", The New York Times, p. BR6
  11. ^ Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events, D. Appleton and Co., 1902, pp. 238–239
  12. ^ "Deceased Members". American Academy of Arts and Letters. Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2008-05-22.

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