FINE ART INVESTMENTS SINCE 1978
Title: "Seated Nude with Mirror"
Medium: Original Pencil Drawing on Paper
Matted size: 33" x 27"
Sheet size: 26" x 20"
Image size: 25" x 18.5"
Byron Browne (1907-1961) was an American painter and founding member of the American Abstract Artists.
Browne was born on June 26, 1907 in Yonkers, New York. He studied at the National Academy of Design from
1925 to 1928. He was a member of the Artists Union. In 1936 he was one of the founding members of the
American Abstract Artists. He created murals under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration for the
Chronic Disease Hospital and the 1939 New York World's Fair. In 1940 he married fellow artist Rosalind
Bengelsdorf. He taught painting at the Art Students League of New York from 1948 through 1959 and went on to
teach at New York University. He died on December 25, 1961 in New York City.
Browne's work is included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, the
Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American