Item .06 - Swallowtail with two figures by Lowell Brown

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Swallowtail with two figures by Lowell Brown

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painted by Lowell Brown

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CA GMA MG600-.06

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  • ca 1940 - 1960 (Creation)

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30 x 25 cm (view) and 35 x 30 cm (Framed)

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Painted and signed by Lowell Brown. This painting was donated to the Grand Manan Historical Society for the permanent Art Collection when the new Art Gallery at 21 Cedar Street was first organized. The painting came from Kay Tatton's house. She passed away before a signature could be acquired. It was on display at the Art Gallery for the summers 2009 - 2011.

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This item is an oil painting of two people sitting on grass on the cliff overlooking Swallowtail Lighthouse and keeper's houses in the distance. The painting has chips of paint missing. It is painted on a purchased canvas board. The frame is grooved wood.

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Lowell Brown (1912-1960) was an island resident who studied with Wesley Griffin and went on to further study to Boston, Massachusetts, in 1936-37. He also studied at the Toronto School of Art and the Margaret Fitzbroune School of Painting with Aldro Hibbard.

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location in Grand Manan Archives vault ; on Art Storage Unit : stack 4 ; shelf 2 ; < side A

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