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Joseph Johnson

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

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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.


Source:
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