Paul Desmond Brown (American; 1893-1958)
“Flat” Horse, circa 1930s
Watercolour painting on paper
Signed: Lower Right
Matted under glass in a 'period' wood frame
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.