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Box 18

Unknown artists
Johnston Collection - pencil, charcoals and watercolors

 


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Box 18 Folder 1 Unknown artist. [Flowers in a jug]; colored chalk. (26 x 21 cm). No date.

Still life of several white flowers and green leaves, possibly morning glories, in a brown jug with handles; the image is on purple colored paper.

 

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 2 Unknown artist. [Seashell]; pencil and chalk. Image: (8 ½ x 12 ½ cm) mounted on paper: (12 x 17 cm). No date.

Still life of a pectin/scallop seashell; the right half is colored with white chalk, the left half is shadowed; the image is mounted on a green piece of paper.

 

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 3 Unknown artist. [Portrait sketch of a person from the back] pencil. Image: (15 x 9 cm) mounted on paper: (19 ½ x 13 cm). No date.

Portrait sketch of a person wearing a pointed hat shown from the back; the person is wearing a long skirt and shawl; his or her right hand is reaching in front, possibly towards a window, the image is mounted on a green piece of paper.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 4 Unknown artist. [Two people in a window] pencil. Image: (16 ½ x 12 ½ cm) mounted on paper: (17 ½ x 14 cm). No date. 

Sketch of two people in a window or frame; sketch of the claw of an animal is faint in the background, on the reverse is an image of a person kneeling. Drawn on a paper with a watermark, the image is mounted on a green piece of paper.

 

 

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 5 Unknown artist. [Profile sketch of a woman] pencil. (30 ½ x 22 cm). No date.

Profile sketch of a woman facing left; what is visible are her hair her eyes, nose, chin and lips all with shading.

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 6 Unknown artist. [Landscape with trees and a building facade] pencil. Image: (24 x 36 cm) mounted on paper: (33 ½ x 45 ½ cm). No date.

Sketch of a path lined with tall trees to the left and with a building with columns, a balustrade and a balcony to the right; in the distance is a steeple; across the scene are numerous shadows. The image is annotated around with a Longfellow poem and enumerations.

 

 

 

 


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Box 18 Folder 7 Unknown artist, possibly Johnston, Sarah J. F. (1850-1925). . [Portrait of a woman sitting in the dark sewing] charcoal. (38 x 32 cm). No date.

Portrait of a woman wearing a collared dress and apron seated in a chair facing left turned slightly towards the viewer; behind her is a window; she is looking down and sewing or knitting. Box 28 Folders 8 and 9.

 


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Box 18 Folder 8 Unknown artist, possibly Johnston, Sarah J. F. (1850-1925). [Portrait of a woman sitting sewing] charcoal. (36 x 30 ½ cm). No date.

Portrait of a woman wearing a collared dress and apron seated in a chair facing left; she is either sewing or knitting; behind her to the left is a window. See similar images in Box 28 Folders 8 and 9.

 


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Box 18 Folder 9 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a woman facing left] charcoal. (46 x 37 ½ cm). No date.

Bust portrait of a woman facing left; she is wearing a collared shirt and her hair is pinned up.

 


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Box 18 Folder 10 Unknown artist. [Two women in a beach landscape] charcoal. Image: (18 x 13 ½ cm) mounted on paper: (20 ½ x 15 ½ cm). No date.

Two women as seen from the back in a beach landscape; they are both wearing wide-brimmed hats and long dresses with striped hems; in the distance in the water is a sailboat heading towards the horizon. The image is mounted on a green piece of paper.

 


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Box 18 Folder 11 Unknown artist. [Two people reading] charcoal. Image: (24 x 15 cm) mounted on paper: 28 ½ x 19 cm). No date.

A young woman wearing a white shirt and skirt sitting reading from a book; another figure has an arm wrapped around her shoulder, the face of this person is not visible; they are both facing left. The image is mounted on blue paper and has a black charcoal border. See also Box 12 Folder 21.

 


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Box 18 Folder 12 Unknown artist. [Still life of Morning Glories]; charcoal. (31.5 x 22 cm). No date.

Charcoal drawing of white morning glories set against a black background; one is fully opened, there are several buds and one is fallen beneath.

 


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Box 18 Folder 13 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a man in robes with sword]; watercolor. Image: (11 ½ x 8 ½ cm) mounted on paper: (16 ½ x 12 cm). No date.

Portrait of a man with a beard facing left; he has one arm bent and is carrying a cloak; his finger is pointing towards the left; on his belt is a handled sword.

 


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Box 18 Folder 14 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a seated person]; watercolor. (7 x 5 ½ cm). No date.

Portrait of a person, possibly a woman, wearing a long skirt, apron and white hat seated facing the viewer.


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