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24.0 Adolescent Girls

As Johnson got to know his nieces and also his daughter Ethel during their teen-aged years, he realized that they were not just genteel creatures who read books, but also smart young adults who read newspapers. Of all American artists, Johnson is perhaps the only artist (besides women artists such as Lily Martin Spencer and Mary Cassatt) who shows women reading newspapers. —PH

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Hills no. 24.0.8
1907 Sale no. 8
Young Girl Reading
c.1872
Oil
11 1/2 x 6 in. (29.2 x 15.2 cm)
Initialed lower right: E.J.
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Record last updated July 14, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia. "Young Girl Reading, c.1872 (Hills no. 24.0.8)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=267 (accessed on January 27, 2022).