Thomas Eakins Under the Microscope: A Technical Study of the Rowing Paintings
Yale University Art Gallery
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The contribution is a chapter in a book on Thomas Eakins' rowing pictures. It a technical study of the rowing paintings in oil on canvas based on observation with the binocular microscope and technical analysis. It offers a glimpse into his creative process for this type of subject.
Christina Currie, ‘Thomas Eakins under the Microscope : A Technical Study of the Rowing Paintings’, in : Thomas Eakins : The Rowing Pictures, ed. Helen A. Cooper, (New Haven and London, 1996), pp. 90-101 ; republished in : American Artist, 61 (1997), pp. 12-19.