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Head in Violet and Brown II

Artist: Byron Browne (1907 – 1961) Primary
Date: 1942
20th century
Dimensions: 14 x 11 in. (355.6 x 279.4 mm)
Dimensions Extent: sheet
Object Type: Watercolor
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Watercolor, indiaink and crayon on paper
Credit Line: Gift of the Stephen B. Browne Testamentary Trust, 2023.
Accession Number: 2023.12.09
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Refers to two-dimensional works of art, usually on a paper support, to which pigment suspended in water is applied with a brush to create an image or design. Includes paintings using gouache, which is not technically watercolor paint. Watercolors are variously classified as drawings or paintings in collections.
works on paper
Use collectively to bring together works of art in which paper is the support, only when terms such as "drawings" or "prints" are not appropriate.
Refers to the succession of 20th-century avant-garde art and architectural movements formed in a reaction to social modernity. Modernism was eclipsed by the Post-Modernism movement, which began in the 1970s.
watercolor painting
The technique of painting with pigments in a water-soluble binder and thinned with water, usually on paper. Includes gouache painting, although gouache is not technically watercolor paint.

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