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Eastman Johnson: The Early Scholar
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Eastman Johnson

[American Painter, 1824-1906]

• Also known as:  Jonathan Eastman Johnson
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Original works by Eastman Johnson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
Feather Duster Boy, ca.1860s-70s

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteEastman Johnson at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteEastman Johnson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteEastman Johnson at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by Eastman Johnson

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Babes in the Woods, 1882

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Sugaring Off: The Maple Sugar Paintings of Eastman Johnson

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
The Party in the Maple Sugar Camp, 1861

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
3 paintings online

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
The Woodcutter

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
The Scissors Grinder, 1870

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York
The Blacksmith Shop, 1863

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina
Dinah, Portrait of a Negress

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Child with a Rabbit, 1879

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Eastman Johnson in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Maryland State Archives

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Back from the Orchard

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Old Stagecoach

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
4 works online

Eastman Johnson at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Benjamin Harrison

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut

New-York Historical Society
2 paintings online

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Blacksmith Shop

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Eastman Johnson online

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Portrait of Clara Hall (The Tea Party), 1873

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
The Storyteller of the Camp (Maple Sugar Camp), ca.1861

San Diego Museum of Art, California
Woman Reading

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Portrait of Edwin Booth

Eastman Johnson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
"Director's Choice" discussion of The Girl I Left Behind Me

Eastman Johnson at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
5 works online

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Fiddling His Way, ca.1866

The Huntington Library, California

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
The Cranberry Harvest, Island of Nantucket

U.S. Senate Art Collection
Justin Morrill

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteEastman Johnson in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
121 works online by Johnson

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Eastman Johnson letters

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Eastman Johnson: Painting America


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Old Stage Coach
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Eastman Johnson: Boyhood Lincoln
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