Byron Browne

Biography

Browne was born on June 26, 1907 in Yonkers, New York. He studied at the National Academy of Design from 1925 to 1928. He was a member of the Artists Union. In 1936 he was one of the founding members of the American Abstract Artists. He created murals under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration for the Chronic Disease Hospital and the 1939 New York World's Fair. In 1940 he married fellow artist Rosalind Bengelsdorf. He died on December 25, 1961 in New York City.

Career

He taught painting at the Art Students League of New York from 1948 through 1959 and went on to teach at New York University. Browne's work is included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American.

Byron Browne - Figure Study

Byron Browne - Figure Study

Figure Study - Woman at Window

Pen and Ink on Paper

20 x 12 inches

Signed and Dated 1944

Byron Browne - Flowers

Byron Browne - Flowers

Flowers

Watercolor and Gouache on Paper

26 x 20 inches

Signed and Dated 1960

Doyle Gallery, NY Label on Verso

Byron Browne - Flowers

Byron Browne - Flowers

Flowers - 1959

Oil on Canvas

26 x 20 inches

Signed, Dated & Titled on Verso

Byron Browne - Portrait

Byron Browne - Portrait

Portrait

Mixed Media on Cardboard

16 x 13.5 inches

Signed and Dated 1955

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