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Photo: Reproduction in Clarence Cook, Art and Artists of Our Time, 1888
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. 24.0.1
A Girl Churning
Alternate title: Churning
1868
Oil on panel
21 x 16 in. (53.3 x 40.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: E. Johnson. 68
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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. "A Girl Churning, 1868 (Hills no. 24.0.1)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=320 (accessed on January 27, 2022).