• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    Eastman Johnson (1824-1906)

    Portrait of Mrs. Cross

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Eastman Johnson (1824-1906)
    Portrait of Mrs. Cross
    signed with initials 'E.J.' (lower left)
    oil on board
    15½ x 13 in. (39.3 x 33 cm.)
    Painted circa 1886.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work being compiled by Dr. Patricia Hills.

    Provenance

    Mrs. James W. Pinchot.
    The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., gift from the above, 1910.
    Sotheby's, New York, 24 June 1988, lot 49.


    Literature

    (Probably) J.I.H. Baur, An American Genre Painter: Eastman Johnson, 1824-1906, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1940, p. 68, no. 176.