|Gordon Frederick Browne|
15 April 1858|
Banstead, Surrey, England
|Died||27 May 1932
Richmond, Surrey, England
Gordon Frederick Browne (15 April 1858 – 27 May 1932) was an English artist and children's book illustrator in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
He was born in Banstead, the younger son of notable book illustrator Hablot Knight Browne (who as "Phiz" illustrated books by Charles Dickens). He studied art at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and South Kensington Schools and started to receive professional commissions while still at college.
From the 1880s, Browne was one of Britain's most prolific illustrators, his work appearing in newspapers, magazines and many books by children's authors including Frederic William Farrar, G.A. Henty, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Andrew Lang, Talbot Baines Reed, L. T. Meade, Catherine Christian and E. Nesbit.
He died in Richmond, London in 1932.
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- Carpenter, H. and M. Prichard. 1984. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York.
- Dalby, Richard. 1991. The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration, Gallery Books, New York. 0-8317-3910-X.
- Biography of Browne (University of Delaware library)
- Work by Browne (V & A)
- Works by Gordon Browne at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Gordon Browne at Internet Archive (search optimized for the non-Beta site)
- Nonsense for somebody, anybody or everybody, particularly the baby-body (Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature)