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03.1 Euro Peasant Types, Men
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. 3.1.3
Baur no. 8 / 1907 Sale no. 67
Alternate titles: A Gentleman of the Hague; Hollander
Oil on canvas
25 3/8 x 20 3/4 in. (64.5 x 52.7 cm)
Initialed and dated lower right in red: E. J. 1854
Private Collection, Columbus, Georgia
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "The Hollander—Amsterdam, 1854 (Hills no. 3.1.3)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=28 (accessed on October 3, 2023).