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Box 14

Johnston Family Pencil, Charcoal and Family Owned Lithographs

 


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Box 14 Folder 1 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Portrait of an unknown man]; charcoal. (45 ½ x 36 ½ cm). No date.

Bust portrait of a young man looking left; the man has hair curled around his ears swept back off his forehead. Note: image is highlighted in white with chalk. Note: sketch on reverse is on paper with grid lines of a man holding a torch while riding a horse.

 


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Box 14 Folder 2 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Portrait of an unknown man]; charcoal. (53 x 38 ½ cm). No date.

Bust portrait of a young man turned facing the viewer; his hair is light-colored and tousled; he is wearing a white collared shirt, black coat and large loosely tied bow. Note: image is highlighted in white with chalk.

 

 


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Box 14 Folder 3 Johnston, Sarah J. F. (1850-1925). [Unidentified woman facing right]; charcoal. Image: (44 ½ x 34 cm) No date.

Bust portrait of a woman facing right eyes turned towards the viewer; her dark hair is curled around her forehead and pulled back and tied at the nape of her neck; she is wearing a black collared coat and light-colored scarf underneath; image is initialed in the lower left “SJFJ”

 


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Box 14 Folder 4 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Self portrait of David Claypoole Johnston]; charcoal. (34 ½ x 24 ½ cm). No date.

Portrait from the waist of Johnston facing the viewer eyes averted right; his dark hair is swept off his forehead and visible behind his ears; he is wearing a dark coat, a white shirt and a loosely tied bow; the remainder of the paper is colored in with charcoal.

 


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Box 14 Folder 5 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a young person looking down]; charcoal. (41 x 35 cm). No date.

Bust portrait of a young person turned towards the viewer facing down; the person has hair cropped behind his/her ears and it is parted down the middle.

 


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Box 14 Folder 6 Unknown artist. [Image of two children and an angel]; charcoal. (36 x 22 cm). No date.

Image of two children kneeling before an altar facing right; one has his/her eyes turned up to the light, the other is looking down in prayer; behind them is a female angel looking down on them; in the shadows in the background are arched windows.

 


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Box 14 Folder 7 Unknown artist. [A seated young boy]; charcoal. (39 x 25 cm). No date.

Image of a young seated boy looking down, possibly asleep; he is barefoot; to his left is a hat; he is wearing a dark coat with a white collar and pants which stop at the knees.

 

 

 


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Box 14 Folder 8 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a young girl]; charcoal. (51 x 40 ½ cm). No date.

Portrait of a young girl with blonde curls facing the viewer; her bangs are cut across her forehead; she is wearing a white collared shirt and a loosely tied bow around her neck.

 

 

 


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Box 14 Folder 9 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Satirical sketch for “Indignation meeting in Skunkdom. – Great excitement!”]; pencil. (31 x 43 cm). ca. 1856.

Transfer drawing with angry skunks congregating around a single skunk to the left; many of the skunks are standing on their hind legs. Reference: Malcolm Jones text indicates the title of the piece and date. Jones #171. Note: image appears to have been folded and has evidence of transfer rubbings on the reverse. See also in AAS Collections Polit. Cart. I39.

 

 


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Box 14 Folder 10 Unknown artist. [Landscape]; charcoal. (42 x 26 cm). No date.

Landscape image featuring numerous tall trees off a beaten path; the tops of many of the trees extend out of the scene; some of the trees are bare while others are full and lush.

 

Box 14 Folder 11 Charlet, Nicholas Toussaint (1792-1845). [Five prints]; lithographs. All approx: (35 x 27 cm). No date. Formerly owned by D.C. Johnston.

Five French prints including “Combat d’Infanterie” featuring an image of a battle; there are numerous men fighting - several have bayonets, on the ground is a fallen man and a sword; in the distance is a charging infantry. Second image is “Soutiens moi, Chatillon….je m’evanouis!...” with an image of a man fainting into the arms of another uniformed man; a third man is pointing towards a sign with a horse. Pencil annotates the image “Sustain me Chatillon I am vanquished”. Third image is of “La petite armee francaise” featuring an image of five young children lined up; one is holding a stick; one is drumming a drum; one is raising his cap and one is carrying a mop; in the window to the right is a seated older woman. Fourth lithograph is untitled but features three vignette scenes – one of a man fishing with a basket; one of a house in a landscape and one of a covered wagon leading troops down a road; there is a dog tied to the wagon. This image is signed in lower left “H. Bellange 1831” and labeled plate “2”. The fifth and final scene is “Artillerie le’gere allant prendre position” it features tow young children play-fighting; a boy to the left is riding a broom and holding a sword above his head; a child to the right has her arms folded; in the distance is a young family walking through a gate. Note: all prints are signed in pencil D.C. Johnston. Note: Gift of Heald Foundation.

 


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Box 14 Folder 12 Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint (1792-1845) attributed. [Portrait of a man looking up with hands folded]; lithograph. (35 x 26 cm). No date. Formerly owned by D.C. Johnston.

Image of a man with skeleton-like features and white hair looking up towards the right; his hands are folded and he has his hat in his hands; his bag is heavily torn on his left side. Note on file indicates image is by Charlet.

 


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Box 14 Folder 13 Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint (1792-1845) attributed. [Image of a Cambacérès looking upwards, a child to his left]; lithograph. (34.5 x 26.5 cm). No date. Formerly owned by D.C. Johnston.

Image featuring an old, balding man with moustache and beard with his hat in his hands looking upwards towards the left; behind him is a chair; to the left is the head and shoulders of a young boy with a collared shirt and curly hair. Pencil in lower left reads “Cambacérès receiving Louis 18th on his taking the throne of France D.C. Johnston”.


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