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PORTRAIT

By: WILLIAM S. McFEELY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM120763

ISBN: 0393330680

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Thomas Eakins painted two worlds in nineteenth-century America: one sure of its values statesmen, scientists, and philosophers and one that offered an uncertain vision of the changing times. From the shadow of his mother's depression to his fraught identity as a married man with homosexual inclinations, to his failure to sell his work in his day, Eakins was a man marked equally by passion and melancholy. In this enlightening examination of Eakins's defining artistic moments and key relationships with wife Susan MacDowell, with subject and friend Walt Whitman, and with several leading scientist... View more info