(1790 - 1834)
John Henri Isaac Browere was active/lived in New York. John Browere is known for portrait and life mask sculpture, painting.
Biography John Browere
John Henri Isaac Browere was one of America's earliest professional sculptors and also was a painter in oils. Born in New York City, he began studying painting there with Archibald Robertson, and then in 1816-1817 went to Paris where he continued his studies. He was the first American sculptor to study in Paris and one of the few Americans who studied there before the late 19th century.
He returned to America in 1817, and settled in New York City but traveled all over the country for subject matter. He conceived a plan to create a sculptural portrait gallery of famous living Americans from the Revolution to the current time. The project was among several portrait galleries created in the 19th century includin
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