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Roy Henry Brown
Date: April 7, 1879 - May 17, 1956
Remarks: Roy Henry brown came to New York in 1897, and studied at the Art Students League for two years. After working in Chicago as an artist for the Tribune and other newsapapers, he went to Paris in 1906, where he studied at the Academy Julien under Jean Paul Laurens. He exhibited for several years at the Paris Salon. Brown returned to the United States briefly in 1912 for the first exhibition of his works in Chicago. As a landscape artist, he worked in oil and watercolor and was the recipient of many medals and prizes for his work from the Salmagundi Club; from the American Watercolor Society, of which he was president; and from the National Academy of Design, to which he was elected an academician in 1921 and where he also served as vice president. Brown maintained studios in New York and in Wilton, New Hampshire.