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John George Brown

[British-born American Realist Painter, 1831-1913]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
Perfectly Happy, 1885

Notable SiteJohn George Brown at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteJohn George Brown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Curling - a Scottish Game, at Central Park

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York
American Farmer, 1908

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Longshoremen's Noon, 1879

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Shoeshine Boy, 1876

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Solid Comfort, ca.1881

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
The Victim, 1861

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

John George Brown at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont
Hiding in the Old Oak

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Picnic Party in the Woods, 1872
The Cider Mill, 1880

The Huntington Library, California

The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee
The Young Musician, 1878
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
The Beggars, watercolor, 1863

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJohn George Brown in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn George Brown at CGFA  

Notable SiteJohn George Brown at The Athenaeum  
130 works online by Brown

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 Edition
Complete article, now in the public domain. Obviously, some facts may have changed since 1911.

Resource Library Magazine
Hiding in the Old Oak

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John George Brown: The Music Lesson, 1870
The Music Lesson, 1870

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Heading Out, 1872
Heading Out, 1872

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Watching the Train, 1881
Watching the Train, 1881

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The Cider Mill, 1880
The Cider Mill, 1880

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