Paul Desmond Brown Watercolour & Gouache Illustration of Polo Player
Paul Desmond Brown (American; 1893-1958) Untitled (Polo player), early to mid 20th century Gouache painting on paper Signed to the lower left Framer’s label to verso
American artist Paul Brown was especially known for his illustrations of equestrian subjects, particularly polo scenes. He created illustrations and drawings for Brooks Brothers catalogs for over three decades. Some publishers that commissioned and featured Brown’s work include Peter Vischer’s POLO magazine, The Derrydale Press, Charles Scribner’s Sons, and Dodd Mead & Company, among others. He also illustrated over 100 books by various authors in addition to thirty-three books that the artist authored.