George Elmer Browne

George Elmer Browne (1871–1946) was an American performer known in France and Massachusetts.

Browne was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He studied in Boston at the Cowles Art School and the Museum of Fine Arts before completing his education below Jules Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury in Paris. He founded the West End School of Art at his summer house in Provincetown in 1916 at the tip of Cape Cod far afield from his studio in New York. The group was influenced by the impressionists and was in the midst of five schools in the town. Browne was very with ease regarded in France and became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor. Browne has put on an act in Provincetown Museum. In 1919, Browne was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member, and became a full supporter in 1928.

Daisy Marguerite Hughes was in the course of Browne's pupils.

Browne died in Provincetown.

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