European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Caricature of John G. Johnson as a Sick DogMade in United States, North and Central America
Alexander Harrison, American, 1853 - 1930
Oil on canvas
Currently not on view
Inv. 2827John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelAlexander Harrison, a Philadelphia-trained artist, was a friend of the art collector John G. Johnson. Harrison lived and worked in Paris, specializing in marine and nocturnal scenes, of which Johnson owned several. The friendship of the two men is witnessed in this caricature of the ill Johnson as a dog wrapped in a blanket.