Artist: Walter Francis Brown

Artist: Walter Francis Brown (1853 – 1929) American
measures 24” x 18 inches, oil on canvas
Signed, lower left corner “Walter Fr. Brown , Biskra”
Dated: “River Biskra Algeria 1918”
Farhat Art Museum Collection.
Walter Francis Brown was a painter and illustrator whose specialty was scenes of Venice, his adopted home. He studied at Brown University and in Paris with Jean Leon Gerome.
His work can be found at the Hay Library in Providence, Rhode Island. He was an illustrator for ‘A Tramp Abroad’, by Mark Twain, and ‘Roger Williams’, by Charles Miller.
Peter Falk, “Who Was Who in American Art”

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