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Byron Browne (1907-1961)
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Byron Browne (1907-1961)

Classical Still Life

Details
Byron Browne (1907-1961)
Classical Still Life
signed and dated '1936/Byron Browne' (lower right)
oil on canvas
46 ½ x 35 ½ in. (118.1 x 90.2 cm.)
Painted in 1936.
Provenance
The artist.
Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, wife of the above, New York.
[With]Washburn Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1977.
Literature
Archives of American Art, Byron Browne Papers, roll NBB1, frames 701-02; roll 97, frames 69, 117, 118, 304, 335.
“Bryon Browne,” Art News, vol. 60, February 1962, pp. 44-45.
D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, California, 2006, n.p.
Exhibited
New York, The Artists' Gallery, Byron Browne, One Man Show, February 28-March 13, 1938.
New York, Art Students League, Byron Browne, A Tribute, January 29-February 15, 1962, no. 5.
New York, Washburn Gallery, Byron Browne, Work from the 1930s, January 7-February 1, 1975, p. 4, illustrated.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, 1927-1944, October 29, 1983-September 9, 1984, p. 88, no. 18, illustrated.
St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Art Museum; Honolulu, Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism, 1911-1947, November 20, 1987-June 5, 1988, pp. 13, 56-57, 198, no. 6, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March 5-November 12, 2000, pp. 53-55, 279, no. 5, illustrated.
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