Photographs of Eastman Johnson portraits, 1963

Thieme, A. C.

Collection size: 3 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Photographs of a charcoal sketch and 2 oil portraits of A. C. Thieme's grandparents. The oil portraits were painted by Eastman Johnson while he was in Holland, 1852-1853.

Donated 1963 by C.J.F. Thieme, grandson of the subjects of the portraits, and A. C. Thieme, daughter of the subjects and owner of the art works. According to A. C. Thieme, Johnson painted the portraits at the request of her parents, who had seen the sketch of themselves while staying in a hotel in Holland,1852, here Johnson was compiling background faces for a painting.

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