Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
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03.2 Euro Peasant Types, Women

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. 3.2.1
The Bohemian Girl
Alternate title: Italian Peasant Girl
c.1851–55
Oil on canvas laid down on canvas
9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (23.5 x 17.1 cm)
Signed lower left: E. Johnson
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Record last updated September 15, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "The Bohemian Girl, c.1851–55 (Hills no. 3.2.1)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=34 (accessed on May 26, 2022).