Portrait of Frederick Layton

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Eastman Johnson (American, 1824–1906)
Portrait of Frederick Layton, 1893
Oil on canvas
78 1/4 × 48 1/4 in. (198.76 × 122.56 cm)
Layton Art Collection Inc., Gift of Marshall and Ilsley Bank L1888.30
Photo credit: Dedra Walls
Currently on View

Publication History
Mooney, Claudia. The Layton Art Collection: 1888–2013, Part 1. Milwaukee Art Museum: Under the Wings, April 16, 2013. http://blog.mam.org/2013/04/16/the-layton-art-collection-1888-2013-part-1/.

Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, pp. 9, 14, 78, 84, 88–93, 126–27, 131, 135, 288, 318, 326, 404–05, 456–57, color illus. p. 127, b/w illus. of installation pp. 16, and 135.

Milwaukee Art Museum. 1888: Frederick Layton and His World. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1988, pp. 68–69 cat. 16, b/w illus. p. 69.

Auer, James. A Legacy of a Toast. The Milwaukee Journal, April 3, 1988, Wisconsin, a Special Section, p. 4, color illus. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/doc/nb/image/v2:1477BBDEA50EB75C@EANX-NB-160FBAF5B7A893DD@2447255-160CE6C71E6A7308@237-160CE6C71E6A7308@?p=WORLDNEWS. (accessed August 24, 2017).

Naglin, Nancy. On Exhibit: Founder's Choice. Americana 16, no. 1 (March/April 1988): p. 17, color illus. p. 17.

Naglin, Nancy. On Exhibit-Founder’s Choice, Americana 16, no. 1 (March/April 1988): 17, color illus.

Arts and Culture. The Milwaukee Foundation 1987 Annual Report: 21, b/w illus.

Goldstein, Rosalie, ed. Guide to the Permanent Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1986, p. 109, color illus. p. 10.

City is Art Minded, in an Economic Way. The Milwaukee Journal, October 1, 1950, p. 1. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/doc/nb/image/v2:1477BBDEA50EB75C@EANX-NB-15A55E51E2400E67@2433556-15A55AAA9B4D4EF2@46-15A55AAA9B4D4EF2@?p=WORLDNEWS. (accessed August 24, 2017).

Stover, Frances. Interest in Art Has Grown with the Years and Flourishes Today. The Milwaukee Journal, August 8, 1948, p. 23. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/resources/doc/nb/image/v2:1477BBDEA50EB75C@EANX-NB-15A75EBB4DD7262F@2432772-15A654550308B388@106-15A654550308B388@?p=WORLDNEWS. (accessed August 24, 2017).

Baur, John I.H. An American Genre Painter: Eastman Johnson. New York: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1940, cat. 221.

Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, p. 27, cat. 36, b/w illus. no. 36.

Eldridge, E. C. Visit to Layton’s Art Gallery Wednesday Afternoon: Lecture on Art Works in the Gallery. St. Louis and Canadian Photographer 24, no. 8 (August 1900): 368.

Works of Art: How to See and Enjoy Them. Wilson's Photographic Magazine 37, no. 524 (August 1900): 373.

Pattison, James William. The Layton Art Gallery of Milwaukee. Brush and Pencil 3, no. 4 (January 1899): 216.
Exhibition History
1888: Frederick Layton and His World, Milwaukee Art Museum, April 8–August 28, 1988.

Eastman Johnson, Milwaukee Art Center, October 20–December 3, 1972.


This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.