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37.3 Euro Finished Figure, Genre, and Landscape Drawings
Finished compositions are those that Johnson would have tried to sell. They were often done with charcoal (black chalk) with touches of white (usually white chalk). Sometimes they are figures posed by models; sometimes they have genre-like storytelling themes. —PH
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Hills no. 37.3.13
The Picture Book
Alternate title: The Little Picture Lover
Charcoal on paper
11 3/8 x 13 1/8 in. (28.9 x 33.3 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: E. Johnson./June 15: 1855.
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Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "The Picture Book, 1855 (Hills no. 37.3.13)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=825 (accessed on May 26, 2022).