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The Pair-Oared Shell

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Description: Thomas Eakins: The Heroism of Modern Life
GLAD TO BE home after such a long apprenticeship, Eakins began his career with scenes of activities that he had missed in Paris—the outdoor pursuits of rowing, hunting and sailing with his father and close friends, and the indoor pleasures...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.19-45
Description: Thomas Eakins: The Rowing Pictures
“I hope you have been boating,” Eakins wrote to his sister Caroline from Paris, “Our Schuylkill is so beautiful at this season.” Thomas Eakins to Caroline Eakins, October 8,1866. PAFA. Eakins loved rowing. He had learned to row long before he went to Europe and was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable oarsman...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.24-78

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