Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Thomas Brooks

Thomas Brooks (1818-1891) was a genre painter.

 Prayer (1862)
 Shakespeare Before Sir Thomas Lucy (1857)
 Thames Lilies
 Mischief: The Artist's Studio (1855)
 The Bridesmaid
 The Ferryman's Daughter (1869)
 The Last Summer Days
 The Life Boat Going to the Rescue (1861)
 The Love Test
 The Pastor's Visit (1850)
 [This painting shows a deathbed scene from Oliver Goldsmith's 'The Deserted Village' and bears the quotation: 'And as a bird each fond endearment tries,/To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies,/He tried each art, reproved each dull delay,/Allowed to brighter worlds, and led the way.']
 The Shepherd's Sweetheart (1846)
The Stepping Stones

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