Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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Photo: James Sousa, Addison Gallery of American Art
Comparison of inscribed names on versions of portrait owned by Addison Gallery of American Art and Princeton University Art Museum
44.3 Euro Portrait Drawings, Women

Johnson continued drawing portraits in charcoal after he arrived in Europe. However, the currently located charcoal portrait drawings of American women friends were all executed in The Hague, and those portraits returned to the United States. Similar to the situation of the commissioned charcoal portraits of men, those works of European women remained in Europe. —PH

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Hills no. 44.3.7
Baur no. 312
Polly Garey
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy title: Polly Garry
Alternate titles: Polly Carter; Polly Gary
1855, June 4
Charcoal and chalk on wove paper
21 9/16 x 17 11/16 in. (54.8 x 44.9 cm)
Initialed, dated, and inscribed lower left: E.J./June 4./1855./The Hague; lower right, likely in Johnson's hand: Polly Garry [sic]
Record last updated March 30, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Polly Garey, 1855, June 4 (Hills no. 44.3.7)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?SystemID=918 (accessed on March 31, 2023).