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Eastman Johnson’s early career parallels that of the slightly younger Winslow Homer, with whom he was compared for much of his life. Both were initially trained as lithographers in Boston and produced their first significant works in black and white; both went to Europe at critical points in...

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Inscription

Lower right: E. Johnson./-63.

Provenance

By 1864, Robert Morrison Olyphant (1824-1918), New York. By 1940, Mrs. Edward W. McMahon. By 1960, Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim KarolikW

1863

Dimensions

30.48 x 23.49 cm (12 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.435

Medium or Technique

Oil on composition board

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