John Henri Isaac Browere letter, 1826 July 12

Browere, John Henri Isaac, b. 1792 d. 1834
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 item.

Collection Summary: 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 Note: 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.

Donated 1965 by Mrs. Arthur L. Sultan. Relationship to Browere is not known.

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