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Title The Berry Boy
Catalog Number GWVS-1.23.13
Description Young boy dressed in shirt, suspenders on brown pants and straw hat climbing over an opening in a stone wall. Boy is at center of painting and is looking directly at viewer. Silver bucket full of berries sits on wall at viewer's left.

Signed B.L. - J. G. Brown, N.A.
Probably purchased from the artist by George Walter Vincent Smith, 1891.
Literature:
1989, Country Paths and City Sidewalks: The Art of J. G. Brown, exhibition catalogue, Springfield, MA, GWVS Art Museum, illustration and discussion on page 16, no. 3 of checklist.
1989, Colonial Homes, Oct. 1989, Vol 15 No.5, Pub. by Hearst Corp., illus. pg. 61-64
1999, Selections from the American Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts and the GWVS Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, p. 32, no. 9, text pp. 32-34
Artist BROWN, John George
Object Name Painting
Date circa 1877
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-23 W-15 inches
Credit line George Walter Vincent Smith Collection
Museum George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
On Exhibit Yes, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, American Paintings Salon