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George Elmer Browne



George Elmer Browne was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, on May 6th, 1871. He studied art in Boston at the Boston Art Museum and Cowles Art School and was trained by Frank Weston Benson, Edmund Charles Tarbell, and Joseph Rodefer DeCamp. He had a chance to study abroad in Paris like many of his peers, but he refrained. Instead, he perfected his style so that when he exhibited, his art would stand out from the rest. Browne still traveled despite mainly working in Gloucester. George Elmer Browne used thick brush strokes and unmixed colors to create his landscape paintings. He was known to exhibit internationally, often showing his work in Paris and England. He eventually became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor because of his work in France. In 1916 Browne founded the West End School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He was also an associate member of the National Academy of Design in New York in 1919 and became a full-time professor in 1928. He died on June 13th, 1946. Meta description: George Elmer Browne was a landscape painter. He was a professor at the National Academy of Design.

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