Pompton, New Jersey, 1879

by David Johnson (1827–1908)
Oil on canvas
18 1/16 x 26⅛ inches
Monogrammed and dated lower right: DJ. 79.; on verso: –Study– / Pompton. / N-J. / David Johnson. 1879.



Private collection, Cincinnati, Ohio

Schillay Fine Art, New York, New York

Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, acquired from above, 2004

Private collection, Greenwich, Connecticut, acquired from above, 2004

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Study, Pompton, New Jersey, 1879, oil on canvas, 18 3/16 x 26¼ inches, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Massachusetts

Artist Biography

As a second-generation member of the Hudson River School, David Johnson experienced artistic success during the second half of the nineteenth century. The style of his rocky landscape scenes tended to coincide with whatever genre the current art market dictated as on trend, with his later works demonstrating a distinctly luminist influence.

By Chelsea DeLay

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Suggested Resources
VII. Notes

I. Biography

Born in New York City on May 10, 1827, David Johnson went on to become a skilled landscape artist who led a relatively quiet life.[1] Johnson was essentially a self-taught

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