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John Brown (1736-1803)
Date: 1794
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Medium: Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.1 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: Purchase, The Louis Durr and Arthur Jones Funds
Object Number: 1948.469
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Marks: Signed: lower right:"E.G. Malbone 1794"

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A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Brown laid the cornerstone of Brown University, and from 1799 to 1801 served as U.S. representative from his native state.