Howell Chambers Brown
(1880 - 1954)
Howell Chambers Brown was active/lived in California, Arkansas. Howell Brown is known for Indian figure-genre and landscape painter.
Biography Howell Chambers Brown
Etcher, painter and printmaker, Howell Chambers Brown created work that
included California scenes, the Grand Canyon, and pueblos of New Mexico.
was born in Little Rock, Arkansas but moved at age sixteen with his
family to Pasadena, California. He graduated from Stanford
University Engineering College and then, giving up engineering, lived
for several years on a ranch in Sinaloa, Mexico. Political upheaval
drove him back to California where he studied art and became known
locally for his paintings but nationally for his printmaking abilities.
In 1914, he and his brother, Benjamin, started the Printmakers of LA, which later became the California Society of Printmakers.
work is in the Smithsonian I
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