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BROOKE, Leonard Leslie (1862 - 1940), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROOKE, Leonard Leslie (1862 - 1940), Painter, illustrator

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British, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1862 or 1863, in Birkenhead; died 1 May 1940, in Hampstead.

Painter, illustrator.

Brooke studied at the Royal Academy in London and then exhibited at the Royal Academy and the New Water-Colour Society in London between 1887 and 1892. He was awarded the Armitage medal in 1888. He specialised in producing illustrations for childrens' books.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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