Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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Photo: Reproduced in American Art Galleries sale catalogue, 1910
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. 3.3.6
Chimney-Sweep
Alternate titles: possibly Een Savoijaard [A Savoyard]); possibly Savoyard; possibly The Savoyard; Chimney Sweep; The Chimney Sweep
1853
Oil on cradled panel
32 x 26 in. (81.3 x 66 cm)
Signed and dated middle right: E. Johnson, 1853
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Record last updated March 30, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Chimney-Sweep, 1853 (Hills no. 3.3.6)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=22 (accessed on May 26, 2022).