San Antonio Museum or Art

Curators Choice- J.G Brown's Street Gallantry by Dr. William Keyse Rudolph

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John George Brown

American, born England, 1831 - 1913

Street Gallantry,  1880
oil on canvas

h. 27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm); w. 43 ½ in. (110.5 cm)

Gift of the Friedrich Estate, 71.273.29

The Nicest Urchins in Town:  J.G. Brown's Street Gallantry.  In the late nineteenth century, John G. (J.G.) Brown made a successful career with his images of urban children.  Learn more about why these works were popular and discover the story behind one of the Museum's most beloved American painting.