Eastman Johnson - Subject Matter

Subject Matter

Johnson's subject matter included portraits of the wealthy and influential from the President of the United States, to literary figures to portraits of unnamed individuals, but he is best known for his paintings of everyday people in everyday scenes. Johnson often repainted the same subject changing style or details.

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