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Harold Brown

 (1869 - 1932)
Harold Haven Brown was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts.  Harold Brown is known for landscape, marine, wood block print.

Harold Brown

Biography from the Archives of askART

A painter, illustrator, block printer and from 1914 to 1921, director of the John Herron Institute in Indianapolis, Harold Haven Brown was born in Malden, Massachusetts. He lived in Chicago and Provincetown and was married to Florence Bradshaw Brown, whom he apparently met while teaching in Indiana. His specialties were map making and block printing.

Art training included the Massachusetts Normal Art School, the Ecole des Beaux-Arts where his teacher was Jean Leon Gerome, and the Academie Julian with instruction from Jean Paul Laurens.

Exhibition venues for Harold Haven Brown were the Provincetown Art Association, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901.

Sources include:
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"
Kathleen Grimes Barber whose source was "Who was Who in America ( a companion Volume to Who was Who in America Vol. 1 1897-1942) lists Harold Haven Brown on page 148. It notes his marriage to Florence Bradshaw on November 4, 1897.

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About  Harold Brown

Born:  1869 - Malden, Massachusetts
Died:   1932 - Malden, Massachusetts
Known for:  landscape, marine, wood block print