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John Henri Isaac Browere letter, 1826 July 12

Browere, John Henri Isaac, 1792-1834

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Location of original is unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2787 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter is a photocopy.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

John Henri Isaac Browere letter, 1826 July 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.