Richard E. Brooks
Richard Edwin Brooks (1865–1919) 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.
- Statue of Thomas Cass, in Boston (1899).
- Bust of Francis Amasa Walker in the Boston Public Library (1901).
- Statues for Maryland in the National Statuary Hall Collection (1903):
- Statue of William Henry Seward, in Seattle (1909) for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition and moved to Volunteer Park in 1910.
- Statue of Robert Treat Paine (a Signer of the Declaration of Independence) in Taunton, Massachusetts (1904)
- Statue of John H. McGraw, in Seattle (1913).
- Elected to National Sculpture Society (1897).
- Gold medal in sculpture at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition 1901.
- Elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1908.
- Taft, pp 501-503
- Taft, pp. 501
- Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1903), Boston: a Guide Book, Ginn & Company, p. 77
- "The Bust of General Walker", The Tech 20 (6), MIT, November 8, 1900, p. 78
- "Charles Carroll of Carrollton". Architect of the Capitol.
- "John Hanson". Architect of the Capitol.
- 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.
- Rochester, Junius (July 6, 2001). "McGraw, John H. (1850-1910)". HistoryLink.org.
- Beatty, John W. (April 24, 1897), Art and Artists, The New York Times, p. BR6
- Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events, D. Appleton and Co., 1902, pp. 238–239
- "Deceased Members". American Academy of Arts and Letters. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
- Taft, Lorado (1903), History of American Sculpture, MacMillan
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- The Points on the Park Sculpture Park
- The Monumental City Famous Monuments
- New York at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis 1904
- "The New Senate Chamber". Maryland State Archives. April 13, 2006.
Pictures of the artist
- Warner, Arthur Churchill (about 1909), Richard E. Brooks - nd., University of Washington Digital Collections, WAR0354
- Mr. Richard E. Brooks, NYPL Digital Gallery, 1129763
Pictures of sculptures
- "Song of the Wave". Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895, cast 1904.
- "The Bather". Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895, cast 1904.
- "Colonel Thomas Cass Statue". Irish-American Historic Places. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
- Warner, Arthur Churchill. "William Henry Seward monument in Seattle, n.d.". University of Washington Digital Collections.
- Curtis, Asahel, Statue of John H. McGraw, Seattle, University of Washington Digital Collections, CUR1051
- "The Annapolis Complex Collection". Maryland State Archives. 2002.
- Statue of Col. Thomas Cass, The New York Times, September 23, 1899, p. 1
- Art Awards at Buffalo, The New York Times, August 7, 1901, p. 7
- The Liverpool Exchange Fire, The New York Times, December 7, 1901, p. 8
- Exhibit by Five Sculptors, The New York Times, March 20, 1908, p. 6
- Paris Salon Shows Many Americans, The New York Times, May 1, 1909, p. 4
- Col. Astor in Tennis Match, The New York Times, August 8, 1911, p. 9
- Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph (February 11, 1912), American Art Show Wins Paris Praise, The New York Times, p. C4
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