Richard Norris Brooke, Celebrated Artist: He pictured Warrenton VA area Scenes and People
Richard Norris Brooke (1847-1920) is a celebrated artist. Featured are images of late 19th and early 20th Century Warrenton Virginia life and scenes. Brooke was raised in Warrenton at the time of the Civil War (age 14-18). He studied art in US and abroad, worked in Washington DC while keeping studio in Warrenton. Known for African-American genre, general portraiture, and landscapes. Early in his career he made drawings that appeared in Harper's Weekly Magazine while a struggling artist. His Warrenton scenes featured local sites and people. Included are images of his varied styles including well known subjects and works: The Pastoral Visit, A Dog Swap, Furling the Flag, John Marshall, Pocahontas and Gloucester Harbor 1912 . Biographical notes bring understanding of his works. Enjoy
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