Burroughs, Bryson

Burroughs, Bryson

(1869–1934) painter, curator; born in Hyde Park, Mass. He is remembered as a curator of painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1909–34), where he discovered and acquired important works, such as Harvesters (1565) by Pieter Brueghel.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.