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George Browne

 (1918 - 1958)
George Browne was active/lived in California, Connecticut / Canada.  George Browne is known for wildlife and mural painting, museum diorama.

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George Browne


Excerpt from Animal and Sporting Artists in America by F. Turner Reuter, Jr. © 2008:

George Browne was born in New York City on 10 January 1918, the son of artist Belmore Browne (qv). As a boy in Tacoma, WA, and Banff, Alberta, Canada, he showed a strong interest in painting and drawing and none whatsoever in school; according to family members, his poor academic performance may have been exacerbated by dyslexia.

In his early years, Browne, like his father, lost the sight in one eye as the result of a gun accident. His father permitted him to quit school after the eight grade, when the younger Browne was thirteen or fourteen, determined that if the boy wanted to paint, he should make a thorough job of it, the elder Bro  ...  Displaying 750 of 7668 characters.



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About  George Browne

Born:  1918 - New York City
Died:   1958 - Adirondacks, New York
Known for:  wildlife and mural painting, museum diorama