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. 3.3.4
Baur no. 2 / 1907 Sale no. 72
A Brabant Peasant
Alternate titles: possibly Holland Peasant; Dutch Burgher
Oil on academy board
28 x 23 1/2 in. (71.1 x 59.7 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: E. Johnson. Hague 1853
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "A Brabant Peasant, 1853 (Hills no. 3.3.4)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=26 (accessed on May 26, 2022).