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Boyhood of Lincoln

Accession Number
1895.90

Title
Boyhood of Lincoln

Artist(s)
Eastman Johnson

Object Creation Date
1868

Medium & Support
oil on canvas

Dimensions
46 7/16 in x 37 3/10 in (117.95 cm x 94.77 cm);63 in x 54 ⅜ in x 6 ¼ in (160.02 cm x 138.11 cm x 15.88 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

Physical Description
A figure wearing dark boots, dark pants, and brown overshirt reads, sitting on stool with his back to lit fireplace. Set in darkened domestic interior, table and drying herbs visible at back, wooden floorboards and stone of fireplace are illuminated. (Larson 2/5/18) 
 

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
portrait

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Abraham Lincoln
Ferdinand I de'Medici
Portraits
book
books
boy
boys
bust-length
cabins (houses)
fireplaces
interiors
man
men on horseback
reading
stools

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