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03.3 Euro Peasant Types, Children, and Adolescents

Since the sixteenth century European artists have brought ordinary people and children into their studios to model for them. The resulting paintings are often “types” that would appeal to the market. Johnson painted such works, especially in the Hague, where he went to study Rembrandt and the Old Dutch Masters in 1851. —PH

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Hills no. 3.3.9
Savoyard Boy Counting Coins
Alternate title: Chimney Sweep
c.1853
Oil on panel
29 x 24 1/4 in. (73.7 x 61.6 cm)
Initialed lower left: E.J.
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Savoyard Boy Counting Coins, c.1853 (Hills no. 3.3.9)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=1404 (accessed on September 27, 2022).