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03.1 Euro Peasant Types, Men
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. 3.1.1
Baur no. 10 / 1907 Sale no. 66
Old Waterloo Soldier
Oil on board
24 3/4 x 21 in. (62.9 x 53.3 cm)
Signed and dated lower right in large red letters: E. Johnson/Hague. Dec/1851
Record last updated November 17, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Old Waterloo Soldier, 1851, December (Hills no. 3.1.1)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=20 (accessed on October 3, 2023).