Smith Farm, 1893

by David Johnson (1827–1908)
Oil on board
6 ¾ x 9 inches
Monogrammed lower right; Inscribed on verso: To Miss Francis Smith with Compliments of the Artist. David Johnson. Oct 1893



The artist

Francis Smith, acquired from above, ca. 1893

Grace H. Hoysradt, acquired from the above

Mr. and Mrs. James Elliott Lindsley, acquired from the above, ca. 1985

Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York, acquired from above, 2006

Private collection, Millerton, New York, acquired from above, 2007

Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York,, from above, 2007

Private collection, Manhasset, New York, acquired from above, 2008

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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