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Bryson Burroughs

American, 1869-1934

Bryson Burroughs is one of the leading Classicists of his day. Burroughs served as Chief Curator of Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1909–34 and demonstrated a sustained interest in mythological scenes. Going back to his days as a student of Puvis de Chavannes in Paris, who was renowned for his murals in the Boston Public Library, Burroughs was interested in narrative painting, and used simplified modeling and muted, beautiful colors to emphasize the story.

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"Bellerophon and Pegasus" Striking Art Deco Painting with Male Nude Mythological
By Bryson Burroughs
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This remarkable scene depicting the moment when Bellerophon was about to lasso the flying figure of Pegasus after the creature paused for a drink below was painted in 1926 by Bryson ...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage Bryson Burroughs

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