29 September 2009
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.
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.
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(Probably) J.I.H. Baur, An American Genre Painter: Eastman Johnson, 1824-1906, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1940, p. 68, no. 176.
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