Brown, Samuel E.

Brown, Samuel E. (1903-1983)

Samuel Brown was born in 1903. He worked for the Public Works of Art Project and began work for the WPA Federal Arts Project in November of 1935. He completed a total of 36 easel works and one mural. Brown was adept at painting portraits, completing a number of them for the Westport Library in 1936. His other work was allocated to Redding Hill School, Fairfield State Hospital, Connecticut State Farm for Women, and the Mystic Oral School. Brown’s date of birth is unknown. He died in 1983 at the age of 80.

Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; WPA Biography; AskART.

Samuel E. Brown

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Samuel Brown:

Westport Parking Lot: charcoal
Backyard: charcoal
Brass Plate: oil
Studio Camera: oil
My Window: charcoal
Alto Horn: oil
Winter Tree: charcoal
My Son: charcoal
Betty: charcoal
Young Man: charcoal
Miss Myers: oil
Studio Group: oil
Connecticut Bridge: oil
Betty: oil
Swing: oil
Amaryllis: oil
Tim Merwin’s: oil
Lunch Hour: oil
Chrysanthemums:  
Brown, Samuel E.