Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
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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. 10.0.16
1907 Sale no. 5
Study of Soldier's Head (Study for the Wounded Drummer Boy)
1907 Sale title: Study of Soldier's Head
Alternate title: Study for the Wounded Drummer Boy
c.1864–71
Oil on board
9 9/16 x 8 3/4 in. (24.3 x 22.2 cm)
Initialed lower right: E.J.
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Study of Soldier's Head (Study for the Wounded Drummer Boy), c.1864–71 (Hills no. 10.0.16)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=117 (accessed on December 8, 2022).