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Artist: Thomas Eakins, American, 1844–1916
John Biglin in a Single Scull
42.9 x 60.8 cm (16 7/8 x 23 15/16 in.); Sheet: 42.9 x 60.8 cm (16 7/8 x 23 15/16 in.); Framed: 62.2 x 80 x 2.858 cm (24 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)
Gift of Paul Mellon, B.A. 1929, LHDH 1967, in honor of Jules D. Prown, the first Director of the Yale Center for British Art
Works on Paper - Drawings and watercolors
Helen A. Cooper et al., Thomas Eakins: The Rowing Pictures, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 61, no. 32, ill.
Kathleen A. Foster et al., Thomas Eakins Rediscovered: Charles Bregler’s Thomas Eakins Collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1997), 82, no. 64, ill.
Henry Adams, Eakins Revealed: The Secret Life of an American Artist (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), 211, ill.
Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 52, pls. 27, 353.
Rebecca Zurier, “Thinking Like a Painter: Method and Manhood in Three Works by Thomas Eakins,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2015): 64, fig. 1.
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.