Swinging on the Gate

Title

Swinging on the Gate

Subject

Virginia
Art

Description

Genre painter John George Brown, known as J. G., was born in Durham, England and took drawing classes as a young man at the School of Design at Newcastle-on-Tyne while also being apprenticed as a glass worker. in 1853, Brown immigrated to America and established a studio in New York where he began to be known as a portrait painter. Brown enjoyed success as a genre painter, mainly for his warmhearted depictions of young street urchins and impoverished children.

Creator

John George Brown (British-American, 1831-1913)

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

TAU_ART_000120
2003.003

Date Created

~1878/~1879

Is Part Of

Taubman Museum of Art

Medium

painting (visual works)
oil

Provenance

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries
Taubman Museum of Art (Repository)
Acquired with fund provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust

Files

TAU_ART_000120_0002.jpg

Tags

Citation

John George Brown (British-American, 1831-1913), “Swinging on the Gate,” Southwest Virginia Digital Library, accessed November 16, 2019, http://di.lib.vt.edu/items/show/944.