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Painting by Alexander Brook: A Painting of Adaline Glasheen as a Writer's Muse, represented by Childs Gallery

Alexander Brook

American (1898-1980)

A Painting of Adaline Glasheen as a Writer’s Muse, 1959
Oil on canvas

Signed lower right: “A.Brook ’59”.Painted in Sag Harbor, Long Island in 1959. Adeline (Adaline) Glasheen was a writer. She was a friend of the artist and worked in literary circles with Thornton Wilder, with whom she published a book of letters about James Joyce, ‘A Tour of the Darkling Plain’. She was a penetrating critic of the works of James Joyce and is still studied for her insights into such works as “Finnegan’s Wake.”

Signature: Signed lower right