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Mary Devlin Booth, 1883, Christmas (Hills no. 31.3.10). Detail
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31.3 U.S. Portraits, Women

Johnson’s paintings of women are often his best portraits, exhibiting a range of techniques and emphasizing their intelligent faces even when enwrapped in sumptuous fabrics, such as we see in Edwina Booth. —PH

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Hills no. 31.3.10
Mary Devlin Booth
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library title: Mary Devlin Booth (1840–1863)
Alternate titles: Mary Devlin, First Wife of Edwin Booth; Portrait of Mary Devlin Booth
1883, Christmas
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 20 in. (61.6 x 50.8 cm)
Initialed and dated lower left: E.J./Xmas 1883 [As in other Johnson paintings of the 1880s and 1890s, the "8"s have a flat top]
Record last updated July 29, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Mary Devlin Booth, 1883, Christmas (Hills no. 31.3.10)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=1169 (accessed on June 25, 2024).