Matilda Browne (American, 1869-1947)

American, late 19th-early 20th century. An archive of works by American Impressionist Matlida van Wyck Browne including, a sketchbook filled with pencil drawings, 39 pen and ink drawings, many with corresponding sketches in the sketchbook, five watercolors including three scenes of Puerto Rico, a scene of Washington Square, and a still life with flowers, and three pastel drawings of dogs, all signed, pen and ink drawings identified on verso; (largest) 17.5 x 12.75 in. 

Matlida Browne was born in Newark, New Jersey where she learned to paint under the tutelage of her neighbor, Thomas Moran. Exhibiting at the National Academy of Design at the age of twelve, Browne went on to study in Europe and became a member of the artist colony at Old Lyme, Connecticut. Scenes depicted in the sketchbook and pen and ink drawings include sites in Greenwich, Connecticut, Newark, New Jersey, Long Island, Astoria and Tappan, New York, many of which have captions referring to Revolutionary War spy, John Andre. 


Overall good condition, general wear, some water stains and tears to edges.


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Estimate: $400 - $800
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