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Artwork Spotlight: Swinging on the Gate by John George Brown

Saturday, March 28, 2020

10:30am - 10:35pm

Painter John George Brown enjoyed success as a genre painter, mainly for his warmhearted depictions of young street urchins and impoverished children. Get a deeper look into his work "Swinging on the Gate," one of the most beloved works in the Taubman Museum of Art's permanent collection, with this artwork spotlight!


John George Brown (British-American, 1831-1913), Swinging on the Gate (detail), Ca. 1878-1879, Oil, Acquired with Funds Provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust, 2003.003