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Thomas Eakins and the Uses of History–Now Available


Thomas Eakins and the Uses of History


Akela Reason

232 pages | 7 x 10 | 74 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4198-3 | $55.00 | £36.00

Thomas Eakins and the Uses of HistoryThe first book-length study to explore the Philadelphia realist artist's lifelong fascination with historical themes, this examination of Eakins reveals that he envisioned his artistic legacy in terms different from those by which twentieth-century art historians have typically defined his art.

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