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Paul Brown (1893-1958)
Signed lower left Paul Brown ‘36
Pencil on paper, laid on card
11 x 16.5 inches sheet
Pencil sketch of a hockey goalie in action, leaning to the right to protect the goal from an oncoming opposing player, as seen from directly behind the net.
Paul Brown was a prolific and respected illustration artist, working in etching, drawing and painting, and specializing in sport subjects, particularly horses in action. Also a writer, Brown authored and illustrated the books Aintree, Spills and Thrills, Hits and Misses and Crazy Quilt. He also illustrated over 100 other books, including Hunting Pie and Fox Hunt Formalities. His magazine illustrations appeared in leading magazines of his era: Cosmopolitan, Collier’s, Harper’s Bazaar, Liberty and American Legion.
Falk, Peter Hastings, ed. Who Was Who in American Art. Madison, Connecticut: Sound View Press, 1985. p. 83.