Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit

Romaine Brooks, born Beatrice Romaine Goddard, was a “leading figure of an artistic counterculture of upper-class Europeans and American expatriates, many of whom were creative, bohemian, and homosexual” in Paris. Known for her androgynous appearance, Brooks painted with muted palette.

Born: May 1, 1874, Rome, Italy
Died: December 7, 1970, Nice, France
Artwork: Spring, The Cross of France, White Azaleas
Periods: Aestheticism, Symbolism
Known for: Painting, Portrait painting

 

Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit

3rd floor North, American Art Museum (8th and F Streets, N.W.)
June 17, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Romaine Brooks

 

Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit

Romaine Brooks, Self-Portrait, 1923. Oil on canvas 46 1/4 x 26 7/8 in. (117.5 x 68.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1966.49.1

 

 

 

Artworks by Romaine Brooks

 

Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit

Romaine Brooks, Chasseresse, 1920. Oil on canvas 51 3/8 x 38 3/8 in. (130.5 x 97.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1968.18.1

 

 

Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit

Romaine Brooks, Le Bonnet a Brides, ca. 1904. Oil on canvas 24 1/8 x 15 3/8 in. (61.2 x 39.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1968.18.12

 

 

 

 


Romaine Brooks | Upcoming #ArtExhibit
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