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Eastman Johnson, American, 1824 - 1906

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1876

Oil on board

Overall: 19 7/8 × 11 7/8 in. (50.5 × 30.2 cm)

Frame: 10 1/16 × 6 7/8 in. (25.5 × 17.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund; the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund; a gift from the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909; and a gift from Jose Guerrero, by exchange

P.993.26

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower right: E. Johnson 1876; inscribed, on reverse: Painted by / Eastman Johnson / New York; inscribed, on reverse: C [?] Lebi / 230 Wash [?] / Cherry [?] Beach; inscribed, on reverse: 60444 Eastman Jo

Course History

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

America: The New World in 19th Century Painting, Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria, March 17-June 20, 1999.

American ABC: Childhood in 19th-Century America, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 1-May 7, 2006; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., July 4-September 17, 2006; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, November 1, 2006-January 7, 2007.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 1993-June 22, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-February 14, 1999.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1999-November 13, 2005.

The Apple of America, The Apple in 19th Century American Art, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, New York, May 6-June 26, 1993, no. 20.

Publication History

Stephan Koja, ed., America: The New World in 19th-Century Painting, Munich, London, New York: Prestel Verlag, 1999, p. 119, ill. pl. 72.

Upper Valley Magazine Preview of the Arts, West Lebanon,N.H.": Van Etten, Inc., September/October 1994, ill. p. 57

Important 19th and 20th Century American Paintings and Bronzes, From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Sale Number 3802, Lot 43, October 31, 1975.

Bruce Weber, The Apple of America: The Apple in 19th Century American Art, New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., p. 28, no. 20, color illus., 1993.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 59, no. 38.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Building on Dartmouth's Historic American Collections: Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions since 1985, The Magazine Antiques, November 2007, New York: Brant Publications, color ill. p. 143.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 62, ill. fig. 9.4.

Provenance

Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, October 31, 1975, no. 43; sold to Mrs. and Mrs. George Arden, 1975-1988; Jordan-Volpe Gallery, Inc.; sold to present collection, 1993.

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