Self-Portrait

1891

Eastman Johnson, American, b. Lovell, Maine, 1824–1906

Oil on canvas, 72 1/8 × 36 in. (183 × 91.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2608

Provenance:
The Old Print Shop, New York, to April 1945
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, April 1945-1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
M. KNOEDLER GALLERIES, New York. "Paintings and Drawings by Eastman Johnson," 7-26 January 1946, no. 4.
CALIFORNIA PALACE OF THE LEGION OF HONOR, San Francisco. "The Art of Eastman Johnson," March 1946, no cat.
NEW YORK STATE PAVILION, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR, Flushing Meadows. "Art in New York State, the River; Places and People," 1 April-October 1964, no. 45, ill.

Published References:
SELBY, MARK. "An American Painter: Eastman Johnson," Putnam's Monthly 2 (July 1907), ill. p. 535; p. 540.
HARTMAN, SADAKICHI. "Eastman Johnson: American Genre Painter," International Studio 34 (1908), p. 108.
BREUNING, MARGARET. "Tracing the Career of Eastman Johnson," Art Digest 20 (1 January 1946), p. 8. ill.
MACAGY, JERMAYNE. "The Art of Eastman Johnson," Bulletin of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor (March 1946), ill. p. 94.
LANSDALE, NELSON. "Huge Sculpture Secretly Commissioned for New York World's Fair," Art Voices 3 (March 1964), ill. p. 7.
AMES, KENNETH. "Eastman Johnson: The Failure of a Successful Artist," Art Journal 29 (Winter 1969-1970), ill. p. 175.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection