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31.5 U.S. Portraits, Children and Adolescents

Johnson’s portraits of children and adolescents were often part of a larger commission to paint whole families. In some instances, the children had died and their parents wished to have a reminder of their loved ones. —PH

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Hills no. 31.5.2
Lewis Einstein
Alternate title: Portrait
1882, May 20
Oil on canvas
54 x 40 in. (137.2 x 101.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: E. Johnson/May 20 – 1882 [As in other Johnson paintings of the 1880s and 1890s, the "8"s have a flat top]
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Record last updated September 7, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Lewis Einstein, 1882, May 20 (Hills no. 31.5.2)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?SystemID=784 (accessed on September 30, 2022).