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15.0 Landscapes, 1858–1879

Johnson did few landscapes. Of those he did, he seems never to have sent them out on exhibition. The first landscapes were done early on in his European sojourn. Upon returning to the United States he painted a few landscape scenes around Mount Vernon and also views of the settlements around Lake Superior where he traveled in 1856. Later, in the 1860s, he made intimate views on his trips into nature, probably done with men friends in the summers. The few that exist show sunlight falling on paths that lead through woodland trees or suggest a haze on quiet lakes. None of them are dramatic views of mountains or rivers. —PH

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Hills no. 15.0.13
1907 Sale no. 139
The Peaceful Village
Alternate title: Peaceful Village
c.1871–80
Oil
19 x 30 in. (48.3 x 76.2 cm)
Initialed lower left: E. J.
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "The Peaceful Village, c.1871–80 (Hills no. 15.0.13)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=214 (accessed on June 15, 2024).