Monday, 16 July 2012

Thomas Eakins - part 6

This is part 6 of a 6-part post on the works of American artist Thomas Eakins. Parts 1 – 4 feature his paintings, parts 5 – 6 his photography. Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) was the most powerful figure painter and portrait painter of his time in America. For biographical notes on Eakins, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 5

In addition to being an accomplished painter, watercolourist and teacher, Thomas Eakins was a dedicated and talented photographer.  For more information on Eakins' photography, see part 5.

1884 ( Male Portrait )
 albumen silver print

c1884 Portrait of Amelia Van Buren

c1885 ( Betty Reynolds with Doll on Lap )
 gelatin silver print 5.5 x 5.3 cm

1887 Walt Whitman

1889-94 Self-Portrait 
platinum print

1889-94 Self-Portrait 
platinum print

1890 ( Mrs. Crowell with Katie on Her Lap )
 platinum print

1890 Amelia Van Buren 
platimum print 21 x 16.9 cm

1890 M. E. Eakins, Ella Crowell, Frances E. Crowell, in Yard at Mt. Vernon Street 
albumen silver print 8.9 x 11.5 cm

c1890 Samuel Murray

1892 Weda Cook 
platinum print 24.8 x 10.8 cm

1892 ( Fanny and Caroline )
 platinum print

c1892 Dorothy Cook Katar 
platinum print 13.1 x 8.5 cm

c1892 Weda Cook 
platinum print 11.4 x 6.8 cm

c1892 Weda Cook 
platinum print 17.9 x 13 cm

c1895-99 Benjamin Eakins and Samuel Murray with Bicycles

Motion Study, Male Nude ( Eakins himself )

Mr and Mrs William H. MacDowell

 Unfortunately I couldn't find any details for the following seven photographs by Eakins:

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