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A drawing manual

Author: Thomas Eakins; Kathleen A Foster; Amy Beth Werbel
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art, ©2005.
Series: Primary sources in American art, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Eakins wrote and illustrated this drawing manual for students, based on his famous lectures at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. After his forced resignation in 1886, Eakins abandoned plans to publish the manual. The manuscript and illustrations remained in his studio, where they were recovered after the death of the artist's widow in 1988. Published here for the first time, the drawing manual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anleitung
Named Person: Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Eakins; Kathleen A Foster; Amy Beth Werbel
ISBN: 0876331762 9780876331767 0300108478 9780300108477
OCLC Number: 56686586
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The tools of art : the drawing manual of Thomas Eakins / Kathleen A. Foster --
Thomas Eakins : last of the art crusaders / Amy B. Werbel --
A drawing manual / Thomas Eakins. Ch. I. Linear perspective : tracing on a window pane --
Ch. II. Linear perspective : picture plane established --
Ch. III. Linear perspective : theory of vanishing points --
Ch. IV. Mechanical drawing --
Ch. V. Isometric drawing --
Ch. VI. Reflections in water --
Ch. VII. Sculptured relief --
Notes on the construction of a camera --
Notes on the differential action of certain muscles passing more than one joint --
Refraction.
Series Title: Primary sources in American art, no. 1.
Responsibility: by Thomas Eakins ; edited and with an introduction by Kathleen A. Foster and an essay by Amy B. Werbel.
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