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Self Portrait, 1902 - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins
Self portrait

Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins July 25, 1844 - June 25, 1916) was a realist painter, photographer, sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important artists in American art history.

For the length of his professional career, from the early 1870s until his health began to fail some forty years later, Eakins worked exactingly from life, choosing as his subject the people of his hometown of Philadelphia. He painted several hundred portraits, usually of friends, family members, or prominent people in the arts, sciences, medicine, and clergy. Taken en masse, the portraits offer an overview of the intellectual life of Philadelphia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; individually, they are incisive depictions of thinking persons. As well, Eakins produced a number of large paintings which brought the portrait out of the drawing room and into the offices, streets, parks, rivers, arenas, and surgical amphitheaters of his city. These active outdoor venues allowed him to paint the subject which most inspired him: the nude or lightly clad figure in motion. In the process he could model the forms of the body in full sunlight, and create images of deep space utilizing his studies in perspective.

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Portrait of Francesco Romano - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Francesco Romano
Portrait Of Amy Mary Cowper - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait Of Amy Mary Cowper
Will Schuster und ein Schwarzer auf Rallenjagd - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Will Schuster und ein Schwarzer auf Rallenjagd
Portrait of Frank Hamilton Cushing - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Frank Hamilton Cushing
The Oboe Player (or Portrait of Benjamin Sharp) - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
The Oboe Player (or Portrait of Benjamin Sharp)
Portrait of Archbishop William Henry Elder - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Archbishop William Henry Elder
A Singer: Portrait of Mrs. Leigo - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
A Singer: Portrait of Mrs. Leigo
Portrait of Frank B. A. Linton - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Frank B. A. Linton
Seventy Years Ago - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Seventy Years Ago
Study for The Portrait of Miss Emily Sartain - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Study for The Portrait of Miss Emily Sartain
The Pianist (Stanley Addicks) 1896 - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
The Pianist (Stanley Addicks) 1896
Signora Gomez d'Arza - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Signora Gomez d'Arza
Study for
Study for "The Meadows, Gloucester, New Jersey"
Portrait of William Merritt Chase 1899 - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of William Merritt Chase 1899
Portrait of Jennie Dean Kershaw - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Jennie Dean Kershaw
Professor Benjamin Howard Rand - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Professor Benjamin Howard Rand
Portrait of Leslie W. Miller - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Leslie W. Miller
Portrait of Lucy Lewis - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Lucy Lewis
Portrait of Letitia Wilson Jordan - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Letitia Wilson Jordan
Portrait of John B. Gest, 1905 - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of John B. Gest, 1905
Professionals at Rehearsal - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Professionals at Rehearsal
Portrait of Dr. John H. Brinton - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Dr. John H. Brinton
Portrait of Dr. William Thompson - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Dr. William Thompson
Portrait of Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson - Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins - www.thomaseakins.org
Portrait of Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson
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