Gordon Browne (biography)Medium:
Pen & Ink on BoardSize:
9" x 4" (230mm x 110mm)Date:
Signed by Artist lower leftThis is the Signed unique original Pen & Ink drawing by Gordon Browne.
A charming study of a boy hoeing the vegetable patch, initialled by the artist lower left. Framed professionally.
Gordon Frederick Browne (15 April 1858 27 May 1932) was an English artist and children's book illustrator in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Born near London, he was the younger son of notable book illustrator Hablot Knight Browne (who as "Phiz" illustrated books by Charles Dickens).
From the 1880s, Browne was one of Britain's most prolific illustrators, his work appearing in newspapers, magazines and many books by children's authors including Frederic William Farrar, G.A. Henty, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Andrew Lang, Talbot Baines Reed, L. T. Meade, Catherine Christian and E. Nesbit.