Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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Photo: Valerie Elbrick Hanlon
Photo: Valerie Elbrick Hanlon
03.3 Euro Peasant Types, Children, and Adolescents

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. 3.3.2
Baur no. 12
The Savoyard (Girl at an Attic Window)
Alternate title: The Savoyard
Oil on coarse cardboard
12 1/2 x 13 7/8 in. (31.8 x 35.2 cm)
Initialed lower left in red: E. J.; inscribed verso in script: In Dusseldorf/E.J.
Record last updated December 29, 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 Savoyard (Girl at an Attic Window), c.1849–51 (Hills no. 3.3.2)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=39 (accessed on September 26, 2022).