John Brown (1736-1803)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.1 x 6.4 cm )
Signed: lower right:"E.G. Malbone 1794"
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.
Purchase, The Louis Durr and Arthur Jones Funds
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