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John George Brown American  1831 - 1913
He's Not My Type  1869
Oil on Canvas
15 x 12 inches, sight
Signed lower left
Category: Paintings - American
Era: 19th Century
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Autumn-Winter 2006
John George Brown (1831-1913), He's Not My Type, 1869; Oil on canvas; Unframed: 15 x 12 inches; In perfect condition; Signed: Lower left.

Upon analyzing Brown's painting, He's Not My Type, 1869 the traditional view that he was simply a painter of street urchins is misleading. He was equally adept in representing figures in other settings. Brown, who epitomized the popular mode in art which stressed sentiment and anecdote, contrasted with Winslow Homer's more objective vision in 19th century American genre.

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