Lot 221
after Richard Norris Brooke (VA, 1847-1920), The Pastoral Visit
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower right, late 19th century, framed.

Frame dimensions 29 3/4 x 37 1/2 in.

Richard Norris Brooke documents this painting as follows in his record:
"The Pastoral Visit Painted in the summer and early winter of 1880 at the Tyler Studio, Warrenton. The Pastor, old Geo. Washington. The host, Daniel Brown. The background my own composition. A subject contemplated long. I took it to Washington early in January 1881 where I opened a studio at Vernon Row, 945 Penn. Avenue, and there exhibited it, and later at the Corcoran Gallery, where, through the interest of Dr. W. Colburns, it was brought to the attention of and purchased by Mr. Corcoran for the gallery at the sum state ($1500)...

Minor spot retouch visible under UV light; professionally cleaned and conserved and ready for display.