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Alexander Brook Portrait

Alexander Brook

Born:
New York, New York 1898

Died:
Sag Harbor, New York 1980

Photo Caption:
Alexander Brook, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001316

Biography

Realist painter. His paintings, mostly still lifes, landscapes and women, were very successful in his day. He won second prize to Picasso's first prize at the Carnegie Institute Inernational Exhibition of Modern Painting in 1930.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)