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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Thomas Eakins, American, 1844–1916

John Biglin in a Single Scull

1873

Watercolor

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
1998.61.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and watercolors
Status: 
Viewable by appointment
Bibliography: 

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.

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.

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