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Perspective Studies for "John Biglen in a Single Scull"

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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

about 1873

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

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