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Joshua Johnson (1765-1830)
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Joshua Johnson (1765-1830)

A Baltimore Shipowner and His Wife; a Pair of Portraits

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Joshua Johnson (1765-1830)
A Baltimore Shipowner and His Wife; a Pair of Portraits
oil on canvas
19¾ x 15½ in. (2)
Provenance
Senator Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966), Providence, Rhode Island
Martha H. Theuer
Sold, Weschler's and Son, Washington, D.C., 1974
Literature
David C. Driskell, Hidden Heritage: Afro-American Art, 1800-1950 (San Francisco, 1985), pp. 16, 18, figs. 3,4.
Carolyn J. Weekley and Stiles Tuttle Colwill, Joshua Johnson: Freeman and Early American Portrait Painter (Baltimore, 1987), pp. 129-130, figs. 33-34.
Exhibited
The Bronx, New York, The Bronx Museum; Los Angeles, Afro-American Museum; Hartford, Connecticut, The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hidden Heritage: Afro-American Art, 1800-1950, 14 January - 31 August, 1986.
Baltimore, Maryland, Maryland Historical Society; Williamsburg, Virginia, The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Art Center; New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art; Stamford, Connecticut, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Branch; Joshua Johnson: Freeman and Early American Portrait Painter, 26 September 1987 - 9 November 1988.

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