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Joseph Johnson

 (1821 - 1890)
Joseph Hoffman Johnson was active/lived in New York.  Joseph Johnson is known for portrait painting.

Joseph Johnson

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The older brother of artist David Johnson (1827-1908), Joseph Johnson began working as a portrait painter in the early 1840s but is described as having "evident lack of professional ambition." He did paint a portrait of his brother, which is in the collection of the National Academy of Design.

David Dearinger, Editor, "Joseph Hoffman Johnson", Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design, 1826-1925

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About  Joseph Johnson

Born:  1821 - Newburgh, New York
Died:   1890 - New York City
Known for:  portrait painting