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BROWN, John Lewis (1829 - 1890), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROWN, John Lewis (1829 - 1890), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1829, in Bordeaux; died 14 November 1890, in Paris.

Painter. Figure compositions, military subjects, genre scenes, hunting scenes, animals.

[not available online] [not available online]John Lewis Brown was the descendant of an ancient Scots family that emigrated initially to Denmark before settling in the region of Bordeaux towards the end of the 18th century. It would appear that he was self-taught,

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