Special Summer Offerings

Now through September 6th enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

John Brown (1736-1803)

Object Number: 
1948.469
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: lower right:"E.G. Malbone 1794"
Gallery Label: 
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Brown laid the cornerstone of Brown University, and from 1799 to 1801 served as U.S. representative from his native state.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr and Arthur Jones Funds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group