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Photographs of Eastman Johnson portraits, 1963

Thieme, A. C.


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

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


Donated 1963 by C.J.F. Thieme, great-grandson of the subjects of the portraits, and Anna Cornelia (A.C.) Thieme, granddaughter of the subjects and owner of the art works. According to A. C. Thieme, Johnson painted the portraits at the request of her grandparents, who had seen the sketch of themselves while staying in a hotel in Holland,1852, where Johnson was compiling background faces for a painting.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3480 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Photographs of Eastman Johnson portraits, 1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.