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John Biglin in a Single Scull

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Description: American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent
~Not all of the figure painters drawn to the water-color exhibition around 1874 were equally involved in illustration, or equally committed to the narrative-based, English tradition seen in the work of Edwin Austin Abbey and John La Farge, introduced in the previous chapter. Winslow Homer, raised as an illustrator, would quit the business in 1874; Thomas Eakins, an...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
Related print edition pages: pp.135-153
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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