Browne, Gordon (M)

Surname: Browne
Forename(s): Gordon Frederick
b. 15 April 1858. d. 27 May 1932. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Painter, watercolourist, and illustrator (especially for children). Pseudonym: A. Nobody. Son of Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Born in Surrey. Studied at Heatherley’s School of Art and South Kensington School. Illustrator of many novels and periodicals. Contributed to Atalanta, Good Words, the Illustrated London News, The Penny Magazine, Chums, and Boy’s Own Paper. Elected to the Royal Society of British Artists in 1891 and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1896. Biographical information: Brigid Peppin and Lucy Micklethwait, Dictionary of British Book Illustrators: The Twentieth Century, Murray, 1983, pp. 59-60; Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children’s Book Illustration, Gallery Books, 2001, pp. 33-34. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Flower Fairies 1887-10 Atalanta Illustrator 1643
The Wise Men of Gotham 1887-11 Atalanta Illustrator 1685
The Little Princess 1888-07 Atalanta Illustrator 1781
The Earl’s Love 1889-04 Atalanta Illustrator 1885
A Sad Case by an Old Doll 1890-02 Atalanta Illustrator 1969
The Charity of the Countess Kathleen 1891-02 Atalanta Illustrator 2065
The Coming of May 1893 Good Words Illustrator 5726
A Girton Girl 1893-04 Atalanta Illustrator 2261