Walter M. Brackett

Walter M. Brackett (June 14, 1823 – March 4, 1919), was an American painter and the younger brother of sculptor Edward A. Brackett. Brackett was born in Unity, Maine. He spent most of his professional career in Boston, Massachusetts, exhibiting his play at the Boston Athenaeum, the Apollo Association, and the National Academy of Design. He was one of the artists engaged by Secretary of War William W. Belknap in the in advance 1870s to slay portraits of the lineage of taking over of the secretaries, and he painted the portraits of Timothy Pickering, Samuel Dexter, William Eustis, and Henry Dearborn, all prominent residents of his original state. He was in addition to a noted painter of fish, and was tasked later repainting the Sacred Cod of Massachusetts in 1898.

Brackett died in Boston upon March 4, 1919.

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