Peasant Girl of Brabant

Eastman Johnson, American, 1824 - 1906

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1863

Oil on canvas

Overall: 15 1/16 × 12 3/16 in. (38.2 × 31 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Dr. Frank P. Stetz, in loving memory of David Stewart Hull, Class of 1960.

2009.43.5

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Numbered, in black marker or crayon, on frame reverse: #B-1 [B-1 circled]; numbered, in red marker, on frame reverse: # B-1; [no inscriptions visible on canvas reverse: canvas relined]; inscribed on modern hand-lettered, gilded wood frame label, front of frame: Peasant Girl of Brabant / EASTMAN JOHNSON [according to Baur, 1940, signed lower right: EJ E. Johnson -63 (no longer visible)]; according to former owner David Stewart Hull, the painting was formerly signed on the reverse: E. Johnson 63 [now covered by relining]

Publication History

Baur, John I. H. Eastman Johnson, 1824-1906: An American Genre Painter. Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1940, p. 65, no. 130 (in listing of located works by the artist known in 1940).

Provenance

Alfred F. Faiella; William Doyle Galleries, New York (auction, December 5, 1990, lot. 3): sold to Frank P. Stetz, New York, 1990; bequeathed to present collection, 2009

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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