12.0 Interiors—No or Slight Figures
Johnson often painted interiors without people, no doubt studies from real life. He used such oil studies to provide context for genre scenes. Objects resting on mantles, such as ceramic parrots or earthenware jars, frequently reappear, rearranged in interior genre scenes. —PH
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Hills no. 12.0.8
1907 Sale no. 95
The Barn—A Study in Browns
Alternate titles: possibly The Barn, Nantucket; A Brown Study
Oil (possibly on canvas)
16 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (41.9 x 34.3 cm)
Initialed and dated lower left: E.J. Aug. '79
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "The Barn—A Study in Browns, 1879, August (Hills no. 12.0.8)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=374 (accessed on December 6, 2023).