Perspective Studies for "John Biglen in a Single Scull"

about 1873
Thomas Eakins (American, 1844–1916)


Dimensions

Sheet: 69.5 x 114.9 cm (27 3/8 x 45 1/4 in.) Framed: 87.6 x 132.7 x 5.1 cm (34 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

60.1130

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and brown ink, and brush with brown wash on two sheets of buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Top of sheet above central drawing notes in French (pen and pencil) for calculating perspective; another such note pasted to right of this figure, and (pencil): Eakins.

Provenance

Mrs. Thomas Eakins; Mr. Cornelius V. Whitney, NY; gift to MFA, September 21, 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius V. Whitney