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    John George Brown (American, 1831-1913)
    Girl Peeling Apples, circa 1890
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 20 inches (76.2 x 50.8 cm)
    Signed lower right: Copyright / J. G. Brown N.A.

    PROVENANCE:
    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nelms, Dallas;
    Private collection, Arlington, Texas, by descent.

    We are grateful to Martha Hoppin, author of The World of J.G. Brown, for her gracious assistance in cataloguing this painting. Dr. Hoppin points out that among Brown's other apple-paring subjects, this painting is possibly Modern Eve, "which Brown sent the National Academy of Design exhibition in 1888" (email to Heritage Auctions, 2017).



    More information about John George Brown, also known as Brown, John George, .

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor surface grime; under UV light, there appears to be a discolored varnish layer that makes previous restoration difficult to discern. Framed Dimensions 36.5 X 26.75 Inches
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    November, 2017
    3rd Friday
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