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Susan Ray's Kitchen, 1875, September 24 (Hills no. 12.0.6). Inscription
Photo: Abigael MacGibeny
12.0 Interiors—No or Slight Figures

Johnson often painted interiors without people, no doubt studies from real life. He used such oil studies to provide context for genre scenes. Objects resting on mantles, such as ceramic parrots or earthenware jars, frequently reappear, rearranged in interior genre scenes. —PH

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Hills no. 12.0.6
Baur no. 67 / 1907 Sale no. 100
Susan Ray's Kitchen
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy title: Susan Ray's Kitchen—Nantucket
Alternate titles: Nantucket Interior; Susan Ray Coming into her Kitchen
1875, September 24
Oil on paper board
13 5/16 x 22 1/2 in. (33.8 x 57.2 cm)
Initialed and dated lower right: E.J./Sept. 24, '75
Record last updated March 9, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Susan Ray's Kitchen, 1875, September 24 (Hills no. 12.0.6)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=156 (accessed on May 26, 2024).