Eastman Johnson letters 1851-1899


Eastman Johnson letters 1851-1899

The letters of Eastman Johnson contain 12 items and date from 1851 to 1899. The letters provide scattered documentation of his career as a painter and printmaker.

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Wolf, Henry, 1852-1916

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Benson, Eugene, 1839-1908

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American painter From the guide to the Eugene Benson letter and receipts, 1870, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American artist Eugene Benson was born and educated in the United States, later studying in Europe. He established himself in Europe, emulating the Venetian masters, and also travelled to the Near East, where he was much influenced by Egyptian art. During his heyday his illustrations graced numerous monographs and periodic...

Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868

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Painter Emanuel Leutze was born in Germany and emigrated to America in his youth. He became well-known regionally for his painting, especially portraits, and returned to Germany to paint and study from 1841 through 1859. He is remembered for historical, patriotic works, exemplified by his best known painting, Washington crossing the Delaware. From the description of Emanuel Leutze letter, ca. 1860-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51851901 ...

McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891

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Jervis McEntee became a landscape artist, having studied under F.E. Church. McEntee also developed a lasting friendship with Edwin Booth. From the description of A journal of facts, folly & fun 1845 Oct 9-1846 Sep 29. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226993171 Jervis McEntee (1828-1891) was a landscape painter from New York, N.Y. Born in Rondout, N.Y. From the description of Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. (Unk...

Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906

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American painter and printmaker Jonathan Eastman Johnson was born in Lovell, Maine in 1824. After apprenticing with a Boston lithographer, he moved to Washington D.C. in 1845 and became a portraitist of prominent Americans, including Daniel Webster and Dolly Madison. Beginning in 1849, Johnson spent two years at the Royal Academy in Dusseldorf, Germany, studying with Emanuel Leutze, and three years at The Hague. After returning to America in 1855, he settled in New York and focused on painting A...

Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895

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Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

Ordway, Alfred T., 1819-1897

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