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Knitting for the Soldiers, 1861 (Hills no. 10.0.1). Overall
Photo: Patricia Hills
Knitting for the Soldiers, 1861 (Hills no. 10.0.1). Detail
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10.0 Civil War Themes

Johnson was thirty-six 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
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.
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. www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=104 (accessed on June 25, 2024).