Matilda Browne

1869 - 1947

American Impressionist Painter

Matilda Browne Biography

Born in New Jersey, Matilda Browne was a child protege who began her art studies with artist-neighbor Thomas Moran, Kate Greatorex, and other local artists. Later studies were undertaken in Paris at the Academie Julian and in the Netherlands. She exhibited in Paris and Pennsylvania and was the first woman artist asked to join the famous art colony in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Browne also did book illustrations for her writer-husband Frederick Van Wyck. She received an Honorable Mention at the 1893 Exposition