23.0 Children and Pets
A traditional theme in genre painting, but also seen in children’s portraits, are children interacting with their pets. Pets, then and now, were given to children to encourage responsibility and even empathy toward other creatures. Pictures in the theme Maine Haylofts (13.7) also include children and pets. —PH
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Hills no. 23.0.20
Puss in the Corner
19 x 15 in. (48.3 x 38.1 cm)
Initialed lower left: EJ; dated 1881
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Citation: Hills, Patricia. "Puss in the Corner, 1881 (Hills no. 23.0.20)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=350 (accessed on January 27, 2022).