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Walter Francis Brown

 (1853 - 1929)
Walter Francis Brown was active/lived in Rhode Island / Italy.  Walter Brown is known for Venetian scene painting, architecture, illustration.

Biography  
Walter Francis Brown


Biography from the Archives of askART

Works located at:

Brown University:
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1. Oil painting [untitled]--marine with ships at low tide (Edwin A. Burlingame Collection) (acc.# HP 00154)
2. Oil painting, "The Acropolis" (Classics Dept.)

Pettaquamscutt Historical Society:
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1. Oil painting, "Reckless Charlie"

Providence Art Club:
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1. Watercolor, "Venice"
2. Oil painting, "The Rope Walk"

Rhode Island Historical Society--Graphics Dept.:
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Walter Francis Brown Collection
1. Two boxes of drawings (pencil ; pen and ink ; watercolors)
2. One box of political drawings and cartoons (pen and ink)

Source:
Unveiled: a directory and guide to 19th century born artists active in Rhode Island, and where to find their work in publicly accessible Rhode Island collections
by Elinor L. Nacheman


Biography from the Archives of askART
Walter Francis Brown was a painter and illustrator whose specialty was scenes of Venice, his adopted home. He studied at Brown University and in Paris with Jean Leon Gerome.

His work can be found at the Hay Library in Providence, Rhode Island. He was an illustrator for 'A Tramp Abroad', by Mark Twain, and 'Roger Williams', by Charles Miller.

Source:
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"


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About  Walter Francis Brown

Born:  1853 - Providence, Rhode Island
Died:   1929 - Venice, Italy
Known for:  Venetian scene painting, architecture, illustration