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John George Brown
1831-1913, American

Business Neglected
1831-1913, American

Etching, image size 13 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches, c. 1884, cat: Tyler-10, plate signed and pencil signed. This is a very rich impression printed on Japan paper. John George Brown grew up in a poor family in London, becoming an apprentice at a glass factory at the age of 14. In 1853 he emigrated to Brooklyn and studied art at the National Academy of Design, becoming one of the most successful American artists of the 19th century. This etching is an excellent example of the slightly sentimental depictions of the working class and homeless children of New York City for which Brown was known.


The Shoeshine Boy
1831-1913, American

etching,1887,etching by H.Pruet Share,17X12 1/2",pencil signed

Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Mrs. Jenny Deering (at Houghton)
1746-1800, British

Mezzotint after Sir Peter Lely, image size 15 x 11 1/8 inches, 1787, published by John & Josiah Boydell, London. The full title is "Mrs. Jenny Deering. In the Common Parlour at Houghton." Thread margins.

Drawing

Still Life with Fruit
1893-1986, American

Pastel on paper, image size 15 x 18 inches, signed upper right