Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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Photo: Patricia Hills
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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. 3.3.8
Baur no. 11 / 1907 Sale no. 75
The Savoyard
Alternate titles: possibly Een Savoijaard [A Savoyard]); possibly Savoyard; Italian Boy; The Savoyard Boy
c.1853
Oil on canvas laid down on board
36 x 29 in. (91.4 x 73.7 cm)
Neither signed nor dated
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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. "The Savoyard, c.1853 (Hills no. 3.3.8)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=25 (accessed on September 26, 2022).