Romaine Brooks (1874-1970)

August 29, 1980 – April 12, 1981

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor Floor Plan

On view are 9 oils and 9 works on paper selected from the NMAA collection of 63. Brooks, an expatriate who died in France at the age of 96, was known for her penetrating and unorthodox portraits executed in sober colors—black, white, and gray.