Description In the 1840s Eastman Johnson studied in Düsseldorf, Germany, with Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze. Johnson also studied the work of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish masters in The Hague before ending his European travels in Paris, studying with the academic painter Thomas Couture in 1855. He spent the rest of his career in America. He is best known for his genre scenes and portraits.
- The American Artist as Painter and Draftsman. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2001.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, before 1884; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Initals and date] Lower right: E.J. 59
Credit Acquired by Willian T. Walters, before 1884
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