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ID: 500121295
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500121295

 

Record Type: Person
Johnson, Joshua (American portraitist, born ca. 1765-after 1825)

Note: The first documented African-American painter to work in the United States. He was a professional portrait painter in Baltimore, and may originally have come from the West Indies.

Names:
Johnson, Joshua (preferred,V,index,LC,Dutch-P,NA)
Joshua Johnson (V,display)
Johnston, Joshua (V)
Joshua Johnston (V)
Johnston, Josua (V)
Johnson, Junior (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American
Black

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
portraitist
limner

Gender: male

Events:
active:   1789-1825  Baltimore (Baltimore Independent City, Maryland, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Johnson, Joshua (I)

Biographies:
(American portraitist, born ca. 1765-after 1825) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, act.1789-1832) ..... [BHA]
(American, 18th century) ..... [GRLPA]
(American artist, 18th cent.) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, op.1796-1824) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, op.1793-1824) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, active 1793-1824) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, fl. 1796-1824) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, flourished 1800-1824) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Johnson, Joshua ........ [BHA, GRL Preferred, GRLPA, Grove Art Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP]
................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 89004717
................................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 42420
................................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:1743
Johnson, Junior ........ [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia of World Biography [online] (2010) accessed 2 July 2019
Johnston, Joshua ........ [BHA, GRL, Grove Art, VP, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 14
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 89004717
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Johnston, Josua ........ [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia of World Biography [online] (2010) accessed 2 July 2019
Joshua Johnson ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Joshua Johnston ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, RKD, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Art Cyclopedia [online] (2002) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art (1973)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  Hartigan et al., Sharing Traditions (1985)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 14-15; 14
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  Locke, Negro in art (1940)
....................  Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2003-) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC [online] (2002) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 42420
....................  SIRIS [online] (2001-2004) accessed 11 June 2004
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:1743
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q958068
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 11 June 2004
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:1743
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