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Oliver Madox Brown (1855–1874)

Brown, Oliver Madox. An English author and artist; born in Finchley, Jan. 20, 1855; died in London, Nov. 5, 1874. He inherited great talent for painting from his father, Ford Madox Brown (1821–93), and at an early age exhibited remarkable water-colors. Although he died young, his literary work, including stories and poems, is valued for its imaginative power. His ‘Literary Remains’ (London, 1876) contain his story ‘The Black Swan,’ originally published as ‘Gabriel Denver’ (1873), and a sonnet to his memory by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.