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JOHNSON, Eastman (1824 - 1906), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHNSON, Eastman (1824 - 1906), Painter, draughtsman

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 29 July 1824, in Lovell (Maine); died 5 April 1906, in New York.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Eastman Johnson was a pupil of Lentye. He started his career by producing portraits in pencil. He went to Europe in 1849 and produced oil paintings in Düsseldorf for two years. He then travelled to Italy, Paris, the Netherlands and The

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