Benjamin Chambers Brown letter
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Letter from Benjamin C. Brown to Miss Mae Huntington, dated 16 April, 1936. The letter thanks Huntington for her letter to him from 12 April concerning his health and sending him a copy of a catalog for an exhibition show Huntington was involved with in Los Angeles. It also contains details from Brown's trip with his brother, Howell, to Europe.
- 1936 April 16
- Brown, Benjamin Chambers, 1865-1942 (Person)
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Benjamin Brown (1865-1942) was born 14 July 1865 in Marion, Arkansas. He studied at the University of Tennessee and the St. Louis School of Fine Arts, under Paul Harney and John Fry. In 1890 he spent time studying under Jean Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant at the Academie Julian in Paris. He started portrait and still life art, but after moving to Pasadena in 1896, he began landscape art. He was a member of the California Art Club and the Pasadena Society of Artists and he and his brother, Howell, founded the Printmakers of Los Angeles, which would later become the California Society of Printmakers. He is most famously known for his impressionist landscapes, including the Sierra Nevada Mountains and fields of poppies. His art is exhibited in many places, including: Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, and many art museums and public libraries throughout the country.
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These items were donated to Special Collections in 1990.
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Donated; Vern Swenson; 1990.
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.