Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 364

Alexander Brook (1898-1980), The Model, Graphite

Estimate: $300 - $500

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Alexander Brook (NY/GA, 1898-1980), The Model, c. 1939, Graphite on Paper, signed at bottom, charcoal drawing of a woman wearing heels and a halter dress, with 'Reves' watermark, matted and in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 23 5/8 in. x 19 1/8 in.

Alexander Brook was a New York native who trained at the Pratt Institute and the Art Students League. Brook exhibited broadly and won several awards over the course of his career. He served as the Assistant Director of the Whitney Studio Club (later the Whitney Museum of Art) while establishing himself as a painter of genre scenes and portraits. Brook and his wife travelled south and eventually split their time between New York and Savannah, Georgia. His work can be found in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Whitney Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 14 7/8 in. x Width: 10 3/8 in.


Overall good condition, paper toned, mat burn, two small repairs to paper in top right and left corners.

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