Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Drawing of a country landscape within a sketched frame, with a section of William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Ages" in Brown's hand beneath, and "Frontispiece" written above the drawing, inscribed in the lower left margin by the artist to "Mr. Chase," William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), on a heathered blue-gray paper, framed, marginal toning and browning, 14 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.
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