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. 
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Francis Amasa Walker, 1901
William Henry Seward, 1909
^ Taft, pp 501-503
^ Taft, pp. 501
^ Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1903), , Ginn & Company, p. Boston: a Guide Book 77
^ "The Bust of General Walker", The Tech (PDF), 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.
^ Tuoti, Gerry (18 November 2010). "LEST WE FORGET: Robert Treat Paine monument tells of Taunton's Revolutionary War history". Taunton Gazette . Retrieved . 21 August 2016 Several decades after Paine’s death, the city contracted sculptor Richard Brooks to create the statue of Paine that now stands in front of City Hall. It was dedicated during a ceremony in 1904.
^ Rochester, Junius (July 6, 2001). "McGraw, John H. (1850-1910)". HistoryLink.org.
^ Beatty, John W. (April 24, 1897), , The New York Times, p. BR6 Art and Artists
^ , D. Appleton and Co., 1902, pp. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events 238–239
^ "Deceased Members". American Academy of Arts and Letters . Retrieved . 2008-05-22
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Pictures of the artist [ edit ]
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Newspaper [ edit ]
, The New York Times, September 23, 1899, p. 1 Statue of Col. Thomas Cass
, The New York Times, August 7, 1901, p. 7 Art Awards at Buffalo
, The New York Times, December 7, 1901, p. 8 The Liverpool Exchange Fire
, The New York Times, March 20, 1908, p. 6 Exhibit by Five Sculptors
, The New York Times, May 1, 1909, p. 4 Paris Salon Shows Many Americans
, The New York Times, August 8, 1911, p. 9 Col. Astor in Tennis Match
Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph (February 11, 1912), , The New York Times, p. C4 American Art Show Wins Paris Praise