Artwork of the Day: Romaine Brooks

Peter, A Young English Girl, by Romaine Brooks.  Source

Peter, A Young English Girl, by Romaine Brooks. Source

Romaine Brooks (1874-1970) was a lesbian painter. Using a subdued palette, she painted many portraits of women in androgynous or masculine dress. Toward the end of her life she suffered from mental illness.

The Wiki has a detailed entry about her.

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