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Eakins, Thomas 1844-1916

Overview
Works: 652 works in 920 publications in 2 languages and 31,779 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer, Artist, Honoree, Other
Classifications: ND237.E15, 759.13
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Thomas Eakins by Darrel Sewell( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavishly illustrated with more than 250 copies of Thomas Eakins best and most popular works
The Thomas Eakins collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins by Lloyd Goodrich( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Thomas Eakins by Gordon Hendricks( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eakins revealed : the secret life of an American artist by Henry Adams( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Eakins is widely considered one of the great American painters, an artist whose uncompromising realism helped move American art from the Victorian era into the modern age. He is also acclaimed as a paragon of integrity, one who stood up for his artistic beliefs even when they brought him personal and professional difficulty - as when he was fired from the Pennsylvania Academy of Art for removing a model's loincloth in a drawing class." "Yet beneath the surface of Eakins's pictures is a sense of brooding unease and latent violence - a discomfort voiced by one of his sitters who said his portrait "decapitated" her. In Eakins Revealed, art historian Henry Adams examines the dark side of Eakins's life and work, in a new biography that will change our understanding of this American icon. Based on close study of Eakins's work and new research in the Bregler papers, a major collection never fully mined by scholars, this volume shows Eakins was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in his painting. Adams uncovers the bitter personal feuds and family tragedies surrounding Eakins - his mother died insane and his niece committed suicide amid allegations that Eakins had seduced her - and documents the artist's tendency toward psychological abuse and sexual harassment of those around him. This book not only unveils new facts about Eakins's life; more important, it makes sense, for the first time, of the enigmas of his work."--Jacket
Portrait : the life of Thomas Eakins by William S McFeely( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer, Eakins, and Anshutz : the search for American identity in the gilded age by Randall C Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Randall Griffin's book examines the ways in which artists and critics sought to construct a new identity for America during the era dubbed the Gilded Age because of its leaders' taste for opulence. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, and Thomas Anshutz explored alternative "American" themes and styles, but widespread belief in the superiority of European art led them and their audiences to look to the Old World for legitimacy. This rich, never-resolved contradiction between the native and autonomous, on the one hand, and, on the other, the European and borrowed serves as the armature of Griffin's innovative look at how and why the world of art became a key site in the American struggle for identity." "Homer, Eakins, and Anshutz will be of importance to all those interested in American culture as well as to specialists in art history and art criticism."--Jacket
The photographs of Thomas Eakins by Thomas Eakins( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins : his life and work by Lloyd Goodrich( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man made : Thomas Eakins and the construction of Gilded Age manhood by Martin A Berger( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Often censured during his lifetime for his insistence on studying and painting from the nude, Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) is now acclaimed as one of America's greatest realist painters. Man Made examines Eakins's art and life, illustrating how the artist used his canvases to cope with the complex requirements of Victorian gender. Martin Berger reads a series of Eakins's paintings, ranging from early to late works, giving a nuanced and elegant examination of Eakins's portrayal of white, middle-class manhood. This provocative cultural art history treats these paintings in terms of what they reveal about Eakins's own identity as well as the nation's changing ideals of manhood during the final years of the nineteenth century."--Jacket
Thomas Eakins : artist of Philadelphia by Darrel Sewell( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins and the uses of history by Akela Reason( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins : the absolute male by John Esten( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins: his photographic works by Thomas Eakins( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins : his life and art by William Innes Homer( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and German and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Eakins and the Metropolitan Museum of Art by H. Barbara Weinberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manly pursuits : writings on the sporting images of Thomas Eakins( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three American water-colorists : Homer, Eakins, Sargent by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Biglin in a single scull by Thomas Eakins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Eakins, Thomas Cowperthwait

Eakins, Thomas Cowperthwait 1844-1916

Eakins, Thomas Cowperthwaite

Eakins Thomas Cowperthwaite 1844-1916

Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins Amerikaans kunstschilder

Thomas Eakins malarz amerykański

Thomas Eakins pittore, fotografo e scultore statunitense

Thomas Eakins US-amerikanischer realistischer Maler

Икинс, Томас

Томас Эйкинс

Томас Эйкінс

Թոմաս Իկինս

תומאס אייקנס

توماس إيكنز

توماس ایکینز عکاس، نقاش، و مجسمه‌ساز آمریکایی

تھامس ایکنز

টমাস এয়াকিনস

ทอมัส เอคินส์

토마스 에이킨스

トマス・エイキンズ

湯姆·艾金斯

Languages
English (170)

German (1)

Covers
The Thomas Eakins collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture GardenEakins revealed : the secret life of an American artistPortrait : the life of Thomas EakinsHomer, Eakins, and Anshutz : the search for American identity in the gilded ageMan made : Thomas Eakins and the construction of Gilded Age manhoodThomas Eakins and the uses of historyThomas Eakins : the absolute maleThomas Eakins : his life and art