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Gertrude Brown

 (1878 - 1967)
Gertrude Grant Brown was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Georgia, West Virginia.  Gertrude Brown is known for painter, craftsperson, art educator.

Biography   Gertrude Brown

The following, submitted November 2005, is from David McLaughlin, who is writing a book about the artist.
Gertrude Grant Brown, who specialized in watercolor and oil painting, was born on May 9, 1878 in Malden, West Virginia.  She was known as Gigi Bee (G.G.B.), Aunt Gert, or Brownie by her nieces, nephews, and friends.  She was the youngest of the eight daughters of Amanda Virginia Tompkins (first cousin of Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th president of the United States), and John Calvin Brown (son of James Moore Brown, author of The Captives of Abb's Valley.

Gertrude grew up first in Malden, West Virginia, where her father was pastor at Kanawha Salines Presbyterian Ch   ...  Displaying 750 of 2378 characters.

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