Johnny Kirk, ca. 1886

Elizabeth A. Rockwell (1835-1911)1880/1900

History San José

History San José
San Jose, United States

Socrates Kirk, pioneer and successful orchardist, commissioned this portrait after his son fell to his death from a horse-drawn sled in their prune orchard.


  • Title: Johnny Kirk, ca. 1886
  • Creator: Elizabeth A. Rockwell (1835-1911)
  • Date: 1880/1900
  • Location: Santa Clara Valley (Calif.)
  • Physical Dimensions: Oil on canvas, 67.5 x 61.5 in.
  • Provenance: Gift of Louise Goodenough, History San José Collection

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