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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Thomas Eakins
STUDY FOR WILLIAM RUSH AND HIS MODEL
Estimate
80,000120,000
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77

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Thomas Eakins
STUDY FOR WILLIAM RUSH AND HIS MODEL
Estimate
80,000120,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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Thomas Eakins
1844 - 1916
STUDY FOR WILLIAM RUSH AND HIS MODEL

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Susan Macdowell Eakins (his wife), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Estate of the above, 1938 (sold: Samuel T. Freeman & Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1939)
Charles Sessler, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Harry Felix, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Joseph Katz, Baltimore, Maryland
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, by 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1961 (acquired from the above)
Private collection, 1966 (gift from the above; sold: Christie's, New York, May 20, 2009, lot 72, illustrated)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

New York, Babcock Galleries, Exhibition of Sketches, Studies and Intimate Paintings by Thomas Eakins 1844-1916, October-November, 1939
Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Thomas Eakins Collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, May-September 1977, no. 113, p. 208, illustrated
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Thomas Eakins: Artist of Philadelphia, May-August 1982, no. 52, p. 57

Literature

Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work, New York, 1933, no. 454, p. 204
Gordon Hendricks, The Life and Work of Thomas Eakins, New York, 1974, no. 101, p. 324, illustrated
L.F. Johnson, "The Beginnings of Modernism," Honolulu Academy of Arts Journal, vol. III, 1978, p. 23, illustrated fig. 4
Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982, vol. II, no. 270, p. 254, illustrated
Elizabeth Johns, Thomas Eakins: The Heroism of Modern Life, Princeton, New Jersey, 1983, p. 113
William Inness Homer, Thomas Eakins: His Life and Art, New York, 1992, illustrated pl. 237

Catalogue Note

The present work is a preliminary study for William Rush and His Model, presently in the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

American Art

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