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Eastman Johnson

American, 1824-1906

Ruth, ca. 1860-1870

oil on wood

support: 17 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches (44.45 x 39.6875 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Isabella S. Kurtz in memory of Dr. Charles M. and Julia S. Kurtz, 1982


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signature / lower right / E.J.
inscription / back of frame, top / Ruth
inscription / back of frame, left / Louis M. Routhford
inscription / back of frame, right / L. M. Routhford


the artist (1824-1906);
to the estate of the artist, 1906;
sold to Charles M. Kurtz (1855–1909), Buffalo, in the estate sale of Eastman Johnson (American Art Galleries, New York, February 26-27, 1907, no. 98), February 27, 1907;
to the estate of Charles M. Kurtz, Buffalo, 1909;
to his widow, Julia Stephenson Kurtz (1861-1931), Buffalo, 1909;
to the estate of Julia Stephenson Kurtz, Buffalo, 1931;
to her daughter, Isabella S. Kurtz (1901-1991), Buffalo, 1931;
donated by Isabella S. Kurtz to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, December 17, 1982



Work Type

Oil painting

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