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BROWN, Mather (1761 - 1831), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROWN, Mather (1761 - 1831), Painter

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1761, in Boston; died 1831, in London.

Painter. Military subjects, portraits.

Mather Brown left the USA for England, where he worked under the direction of the American Benjamin West and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1782 until his death. His considerable success is proven by the fact that he was commissioned to paint portraits of King George III

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