Thomas Eakins, the Heroism of Modern Life

Thomas Eakins, the Heroism of Modern Life

Book - 1983
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Why did Thomas Eakins, now considered the foremost American painter of the nineteenth century, make portraiture his main field in an era when other major artists disdained such a choice? With a rich discussion of the cultural and vocational context of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Elizabeth Johns answers this question.


Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1983.
ISBN: 9780691040226
0691040222
Branch Call Number: 759.13 Johns
Characteristics: xx, 207 p. \91\ p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,27 cm.

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