Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné
Patricia Hills, PhD, Founder and Director | Abigael MacGibeny, MA, Project Manager
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Photo: Free Library of Philadelphia, Print and Picture Collection
46.0 Self-Portrait Drawings

Over the course of his career, Johnson did relatively few drawings of himself. He preferred to use himself as a subject for his oils. Along with the oils, the drawings give a chronological progression of how he looked and what affect he wanted to convey in the different decades. —PH

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Hills no. 46.0.3
Baur no. 322
Self-Portrait
Alternate titles: Eastman Johnson—Self Portrait; Self Portrait
c.1870–79
Pencil and charcoal on white paper
11 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (29.5 x 23.2 cm)
Signed lower left on shoulder: E. Johnson; lower left at edge, not in Johnson's hand [not visible in photograph]: Self Portrait
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Record last updated March 29, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Hills, Patricia, and Abigael MacGibeny. "Self-Portrait, c.1870–79 (Hills no. 46.0.3)." Eastman Johnson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.eastmanjohnson.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=979 (accessed on December 4, 2022).