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Name Branson, Lloyd
Other names Enoch Lloyd Branson
Life Dates August 8, 1853 - June 12, 1925
Born: Union County, Tennessee
Died: Knoxville, Tennessee
Nationality American
Occupation painter
Notes Branson is one of the most well known East Tennessee artists. Showing artistic promise from a young age, he attended the University of Tennessee before studying painting abroad in the 1870s. In 1876, he returned to Knoxville and set up a downtown studio with a photographer, where he worked and taught painting.
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1957.3.707

Art-2D Collection - 1957.3.707

"A Southern Aristocrat" by Lloyd Branson. Oil on panel; portrait of a woman in a large brimmed brown hat and a white silk dress with bead trim. Signature: Signed L. Branson, '96, upper left. 22 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. Label from The Collector's Eye (2014): Branson is one of the most well known East Tennessee artists. Showing artistic promise from a young age, he attended the University of Tennessee before studying painting abroad in the 1870s. In 1876, he returned to Knoxville and set up a downtown studio with a photographer, where he worked and taught painting. While he created landscapes and historical paintings, Branson was best known for portraits, often produced from photos and f