Eric and Florence Maud Brown fonds [graphic material, textual record]
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Eric and Florence Maud Brown fonds [graphic material, textual record]Niveau hiérarchique :FondsDate :1914-1978.Référence :R2336-0-6-E, MG30-D253Genre de documents :Documents textuels, Documents photographiques, ArtTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :102321Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsFonds comprend :395 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1914-1978.Lieu de création :Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminéÉtendue :20.1 cm of textual records.
828 photographs b&w.
39 drawings pencil, charcoal, crayon.Langue du document :anglaisPortée et contenu :Fonds consists of the following: Eric Brown manuscripts, n.d., 1914-1935; F. Maud Brown manuscripts, n.d.; correspondence, n.d., 1961; certificate received by Florence Maud Brown, photocopy, 1967; Pegi Nicol MacLeod papers, n.d., 1944-1949; Leila Roberts manuscript, 1926; printed material, n.d., 1923-1970, 1978; scrapbooks, n.d., 1921-1939.
The fonds also contains photographs depicting the activities of Eric Brown. The Subjects include his family and friends, canoe trips in Ottawa, Ont., Canada and European countries, ca. 1920-1940, and a photograph, by U.P.I., Ottawa, of Florence Maud Brown at an unidentified function, n.d.
Also included is an album of sketches by Maud Brown mainly depicting landscapes and outdoor views, as well as nine loose sketches including figure studies, portraits and landscapes, n.d.Provenance :Nom(s) additionnel(s) :Biographie/Histoire administrative :Brown, Eric, 1877-1939 : Eric Brown was born in Nottingham, England, and studied art in England. Mr. Brown and Florence Maud Brown (1881-1978) immigrated to Canada from their native England in 1909 and married in 1910. Before his appointment in 1910 as curator at the National Gallery of Canada, Eric Brown worked with the Montreal Art Association and the Art Gallery of Toronto. In 1913, Brown was appointed director of the National Gallery, a position he held until his death. During his career, Brown championed the work of the Group of Seven, gaining it representation at the Wembley Exhibition in 1924 and later at the Paris exhibition. He recognized the importance of Emily Carr's painting and after meeting her in 1927 encouraged her in her work. As well as editing and compiling National Gallery catalogues, Brown wrote and published many addresses and articles on art. He died at Ottawa on April 6.
Brown, Maud, 1881-1978 : Florence Maud Brown (1881-1978) and Eric Brown (1877-1939) immigrated to Canada from their native England in 1909 and married in 1910. They resided Ottawa and Toronto. F. Maud Brown was the author of children's stories, sketches, articles on various subjects, and a biography of her husband, "Breaking Barriers".Information additionnelle :Vedette-matière :
- Leila Roberts, 19th Century - Autographs, 1926 Emily Carr, 1961
- Art museum curators - Canada, 1914-1978 Viscountess Marie Willingdon, 1961
- W.G. Constable, 1961
- University of Cambridge (Cambridge, England), 1967
- Pegi Nicol MacLeod, 1944-1949
- "Lake Ontario", 1944-1949
- Sir Arnesby Brown, 1923-1970, 1978
Pour réserver ou acheter des documentsModalités d'utilisation :Photographs (Acc. no. 1980-166 NPC): No restrictions on use. Copyright: United Press International. Credit: United Press International / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Photographs (Acc. no. 1979-044 NPC): No restrictions on reproduction or use. Copyright is expired. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Drawings: No restrictions. Copyright: Estate of Maud Brown. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
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