Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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10.0 Civil War Themes

Johnson was 36 years old when the Civil War began. Although he did not serve in the Union Army, he followed the Union troops in search of subjects that would appeal to a pro-Union audience. He also painted pictures of the homefront. —PH

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Hills no. 10.0.1
Baur no. 114
Knitting for the Soldiers
1861
Oil on millboard
9 3/8 x 11 3/4 in. (23.8 x 29.8 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: E. JOHNSON 1861.
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Record last updated July 25, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Knitting for the Soldiers, 1861 (Hills no. 10.0.1)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=104 (accessed on May 26, 2022).