James McCormick Family

Subject: 
Paintings; Johnson, Joshua; Portait group--Family
James McCormick Family
Item ID: 
1920.6.1
Creator: 
Johnson, Joshua, fl. 1796-1824
Description: 
Group portrait depicts James McCormick family: mother in white dress and cap, standing small child in white dress, young girl with basket of strawberries in lap, boy in skeleton suit places left hand on father's chest, right hand holds paper held by father. All are seated on black sofa. Oil on canvas by Joshua Johnson. Johnson was the first African American painter to make his living as an artist.
Date of Original: 
ca. 1805
Collection: 
Museum Department
Type/Size: 
Image; 129 x 176.37 cm.
Restrictions: 
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Rights: 
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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