F79-12 | American Art

Painting - American

Eastman Johnson , American , 1824-1906
Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet and a Light unto My Path, ca. 1878-1881

Oil on canvas
Unframed: 22 1/4 x 26 3/4 inches (56.52 x 67.95 cm) Framed: 27 3/4 x 32 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (70.49 x 81.92 x 8.26 cm)

Gift of the Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation

Gallery Location: 216


To (Artists’ Fund Society, New York, 29 January–8 February 1881, lot 60); to Luther G. Tillotson, New York, February 1881; to Emma A. Tillotson, New York, by bequest, 1885; to estate of Emma A. Tillotson, New York, 1908; to (Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 21–22 January 1909, lot 122); private collection, Bernardsville, N.J., until 1962; to (Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1962); to (Hirschl & Adler Galleries, with Newhouse Galleries, New York, March 1962); to Pauline Stanbury (Mrs. Norman B.) Woolworth, New York and Winthrop, Me., June 1962; to (Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, 1979); to NAMA, 1979.

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