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Horace Staples

Dublin Core

Title

Horace Staples

Creator

Brown, Samuel E.

Source

Westport Crier March 22, 1938

Format

26 x 23 inches

Identifier

41

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Biography

Samuel Brown was born in 1903. He worked for the Public Works of Art Project and began work for the WPA Federal Arts Project in November of 1935. He completed a total of 36 easel works and one mural. Brown was adept at painting portraits, completing a number of them for the Westport Library in 1936. His other work was allocated to Redding Hill School, Fairfield State Hospital, Connecticut State Farm for Women, and the Mystic Oral School. Brown’s date of birth is unknown. He died in 1983 at the age of 80.

Category

WPA Art Collection

Media

Oil

Media Details

Oil on canvas

Citation

Brown, Samuel E., “Horace Staples,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed September 18, 2020, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/66.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:creator Item: Samuel E. Brown
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Staples High School