John Henri Isaac Browere letter

Collection ID:
Browere, John Henri Isaac, 1792-1834
1826 July 12
Physical Description:
1 Item

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
To "Sir." Browere writes that "The very illiberal and ungentlemanlike manner in which Col. Trumbull treated the execution of my portrait busts...has evidenced a personal ill-will."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, taker of life masks, and painter. Born in New York City, Browere studied under Archibald Robertson and in Europe. Later, he settled in New York but traveled periodically to take life masks of notable Americans. Browere died in New York City.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2787 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Letter is a photocopy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original is unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Mrs. Arthur L. Sultan. Relationship to Browere is not known.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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