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Portrait : the life of Thomas Eakins

Author: William S McFeely; Thomas Eakins
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Philadelphian artist Thomas Eakins painted two worlds: one sure of its values - the surgeons, inventors, musicians and athletes of his time - and another that reflected his own struggles with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins; Thomas Eakins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William S McFeely; Thomas Eakins
ISBN: 0393050653 9780393050653 9780393050653 9780393330687 0393330680
OCLC Number: 70265471
Description: x, 237 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: An artist's father --
Central High School --
Four uneventful years? --
Êcole des Beaux-Arts --
Luxembourg Garden --
Spain --
Philadelphia --
Workshop --
Painter and scientist --
Sue --
Sculpture and photography --
Swimming --
The academy --
Dakota --
Mickle Street --
Ella --
Mount Desert --
Samuel Murray --
A painter at work --
Mrs. Edith Mahon.
Responsibility: William S. McFeely.
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"Provocative... McFeely sensitively chronicles the maturation of this enigmatic Philadelphian." The New York Times Book Review"

 
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