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. 10.0.2
News from the War
Alternate title: News from the Front
20 x 15 in. (50.8 x 38.1 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: E. Johnson/1861.
Record last updated July 28, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "News from the War, 1861 (Hills no. 10.0.2)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=105 (accessed on May 26, 2022).