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Eastman Johnson  American  1824 -1906
Born: Lovell Maine  
Died: New York New York  
Active: Augusta Maine  1841-1849
Dusseldorf  Germany 1849-1851
Holland  Netherlands 1851-1855
Paris  France 
New York New York  1859
Addresses:  New York New York   
 Nantucket Massachusetts  after 1869 
Studied: Dusseldorf Academy 1849-1851
The Hague 1851-1855
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1861-1900
Brooklyn Art Association 1861-1880, 1887
Boston Athenaeum 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1862-1863, 1877, 1893-1894, 1899-1902
Boston Art Club 1877-1903
Art Institute of Chicago 
Paris Exposition 1889, 1900
Carnegie Institute 1898-1901
Pan American Exposition 1901
St. Louis Exposition 1904
St. Louis Exposition 
Examples of Work: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
New York Historical Society, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Luminism
Subjects Known For: Genre
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1859; NA 1860
Century Association 
Society of American Artists 1881
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Eastman Johnson studied art in Dusseldorf from 1849-51 and then at The Hague from 1851-55 where he was known as the "American Rembrandt". He also studied lithography for a year before he took up crayon portraiture. Upon re... (More)

Eastman Johnson, portrait and genre painter, was perhaps the most prominent and successful of the many American artists who came to the fore at the time of the Civil War. Born Jonathan Eastman Johnson in Lowell, Maine, Jul... (More)

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