Romaine Brooks. Peter, a Young English Girl (1923-1924) Gluck (born Hannah Gluckstein, 13 August 1895 – 10 January 1978) was a British painter.

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Romaine Brooks. Peter, a Young English Girl (1923-1924) Gluck (born Hannah Gluckstein, 13 August 1895 – 10 January 1978) was a British painter.

Portrait of Jean Cocteau, 1912    American painter Romaine Brooks (1874-1970)

Portrait of Jean Cocteau, 1912 American painter Romaine Brooks (1874-1970)

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Self portrait, 1923 Romaine Brooks, born Beatrice Romaine Goddard was an American painter who worked mostly in Paris and Capri. The fortune she inherited from her mother allowed her to ignore social conventions.  She could also afford to go her own direction in her painting style. She limited her palette to mostly shades of gray with tints of ocher and sepia, giving her work a soulful, wintry feeling. Dismissed in her time, Brooks's work has increased in value and interest since the 1980s.

Self portrait, 1923 Romaine Brooks, born Beatrice Romaine Goddard was an American painter who worked mostly in Paris and Capri. The fortune she inherited from her mother allowed her to ignore social conventions. She could also afford to go her own direction in her painting style. She limited her palette to mostly shades of gray with tints of ocher and sepia, giving her work a soulful, wintry feeling. Dismissed in her time, Brooks's work has increased in value and interest since the 1980s.

Romaine Brooks: Lady Una Troubridge, 1924. http://scalaregia.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-look-we-like_19.html

Romaine Brooks: Lady Una Troubridge, 1924. http://scalaregia.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-look-we-like_19.html

'The Huntress' (1920) by European-based American painter Romaine Brooks (1874-1970). via Weimar

'The Huntress' (1920) by European-based American painter Romaine Brooks (1874-1970). via Weimar

Portrait of Marchesa Luisa Casati, 1920 by Romaine Brooks, (American expatriate artist, 1874-1970)

Portrait of Marchesa Luisa Casati, 1920 by Romaine Brooks, (American expatriate artist, 1874-1970)

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