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. 3.1.2
Head of a Man
Oil on board
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.1 x 19 cm) (sight)
Signed and dated verso: by "Eastman Johnson," at the Hague/1854/EWJ. Executrix.
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Head of a Man, 1854 (Hills no. 3.1.2)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=30 (accessed on May 26, 2022).