Thomas Berger Johnson select list of works

Select List of other Thomas Berger Johnson works at the Nebraska State Historical Society



Through the generosity of his widow, Fay Sherwin Johnson, most of Thomas Johnson’s work is now the property of the Nebraska State Historical Society, and his paintings, many of which depict Nebraska scenes that no longer exist, have been displayed extensively in recent years.



Good Afternoon Ma’am, oil, 1928

Street Scene, oil, 1930

Sentinel, oil, 1942

Timber Line, oil, 1942

Mirror, oil, 1944

Kansas City Bluffs, oil, 1945

Patron Saint of Beggars, oil, 1946

Ore Mill, oil, 1946

Cathedral Spires, oil, 1947

Glen Eyre, oil, 1948

Pastoral, oil, 1949

Natural Bridge, oil, 1950

Pioneer Cabin, oil, 1951

Tapestry, oil, 1951

Low Sun, oil, 1953

Lake of the Ozarks, oil, 1957

Reflections, oil, 1957

Bayou Reflections, oil, 1960

River Dwellers, oil, 1960

As the Wind Blows, oil, 1962

Patriarchs, oil, 1962

Sky Towers, oil, 1964

Cliffs, oil, 1964

Tipton’s Barn, oil, 1964

Sioux River, oil, 1965



Today Shalt Thou Be With Me in Paradise, charcoal, 1952

Hill Top, pencil, 1932

Crow Ghost, pencil, 1967

Fertility Cults – Butterfly, pencil, 1966

The Swallow Clan, pencil, 1966

The Star Maiden, pencil, 1967

Baptismal, pencil, 1967

Footprints I Have Made, pencil, 1967

Mother Corn, pencil, 1967

Ode to the Pasque Flower, pencil, 1967

Rock and Tree – Balzak, block print, undated

Eroded Knoll, block print, 1963

Tree-Wyoming, block print, undated

End of Ridge, block print, undated

Rock and Tree – Balzak, block print, undated

Line Pine, block print, undated

Slit Rock and Mulberry, block print, undated

Shoes or Portrait of the Johnsons, block print, 1965

Rock Ridge – South Dakota, block print, 1963

Rock and Pine Tree, block print, undated

Roll the Old Chariot Along, pencil, 1946

Just a Closer Walk with Thee, pencil, 1945

My Lord’s A-Writin’ All the Time, pencil, 1946

Hold the Light, pencil, 1946

Keep Me From Sinking Down, pencil, 1944

When I’m Dead, pencil, 1951

O’ Rocks Don’t Fall on Me, pencil, 1944

Go Down Death, pencil, 1944

Pastoral, pencil, 1949

Was Moses Like That, pencil, undated

He is Not Here For He is Risen/They Took the Money and Did As They Were Taught, pencil, 1943

Descent From the Cross, pencil, 1943

I Am Innocent of the Blood of This Just Person, See Ye To It, charcoal, 1942

Jesus Being Taken to Tomb, charcoal, 1942

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