Benjamin Brown -Grand Canyon Oil Painting- Important Impressionist
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Louis, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Texas. His early specialities were portraiture and still lifes, but moving to Pasadena in 1896, he turned to local landscape and also painted the Grand Canyon and the Painted Desert in Arizona.
In 1914, he began doing etchings, and with his brother, Howell, co-founded the Printmakers of Los Angeles, later known as the California Society of Printmakers. Exhibition venues included the Seattle Exposition in 1909 and the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. He was a member of the California Art Club and the Pasadena Society of Artists. He died in Pasadena in 1942.
Please check all the photos. Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to ask a question or call 310 293 2442. The item "Benjamin Brown -Grand Canyon Oil Painting- Important Impressionist" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "pasadena_art_monkeys" and is located in Pasadena, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899
- Medium: Oil
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Originality: Original
- Subject: Landscape
- Style: Impressionist
- Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: Benjamin Brown
- Painting Surface: Wood
- Color: Multi-Color
- Features: Framed
- Year: 1895