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Eakins revealed : the secret life of an American artist

Author: Henry Adams; Thomas Eakins
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative and controversial new biography offering a new understanding of one of America's greatest painters.

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Genre/Form: biographie
[biographie]
Biographies
Named Person: Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Adams; Thomas Eakins
ISBN: 0195156684 9780195156683
OCLC Number: 182614786
Description: xv, 583 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface: Riddles --
Part I. The Eakins legacy. Within the walls --
The perfect crime --
The loin cloth scandal --
Family quarrels --
The death of Ella Crowell --
The insanity of Lillian Hammitt --
Explanations and enigmas --
Analyzing Eakins --
Part II. Life and art. An American in Paris --
All in the family --
Turning the stake --
The Gross clinic --
William Rush and his model --
A fine old row --
Naked in Arcadia --
Swimming --
Conversations with the dead --
Inflicting pain --
Part III. The case of Thomas Eakins. Love of looking --
The greatest American artist.
Responsibility: Henry Adams.
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