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18.0 Mother and Child

The mother and child theme in art not only has references to Christian art but also to the realities of caregiving by women. Johnson seems to have been particularly drawn to the theme as the result of his wife’s caring for their daughter, Ethel. —PH

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Hills no. 18.0.16
1907 Sale no. 137
Mother and Child
c.1872–80
Oil
30 x 19 in. (76.2 x 48.3 cm)
Signed lower right: E. Johnson
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Mother and Child, c.1872–80 (Hills no. 18.0.16)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=233 (accessed on June 25, 2024).