IMPORTANT EARLY TEXAS REGIONALIST DON BROWN OIL 1933

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IMPORTANT EARLY TEXAS REGIONALIST DON BROWN OIL 1933

Important early oil painting by Texas artist Don Brown - The painting from the estate of Mr. & Mrs. Travis Womack who purchased it in 1934. The painting which is on canvas is mounted on plywood by nails.

Donnell "Don" Adair Brown (1899-1958) was born in Taylor Texas on April 5th, 1899. At the age of 5, Brown announced to the world that he was going to be an artist, and that determination never left him. He received his primary education in Marshall, after his family relocated to Harrison County in 1909. He attended the Art Institute Of Chicago after graduating from high school. After two years in the army, he continued his education at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana, w he received his degree.

Brown moved to New York City w he studied with Boardman Robinson, Thomas Hart Benton, Kenneth Hayes Miller, and John Sloan at the Art Students League of New York.

He also studied in Paris under Andre L'Hote w he attended the Academie de la Gande Chaumiere between 1923 and 1926.

During the years between 1932 and 1934, He taught painting and drawing at the college of Marshall. In late 1934, he took a job as head of the art department at Centenary College.

Brown was a member of the "Dallas Nine" which were a group of painters,
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