Graphite and pen and black ink, with brush and gray wash, on cream wove paper
1,195 × 795 (sight)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Peter W. McKinney in memory of Roland J. and Esther Williams McKinney
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Lloyd Goodrich, Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work, exh .cat. (AMS Press, Inc., 1933), p. 166, cat. 69, as Perspective Drawing.
David Sellin, American Art in the Making: Preparatory Studies for Masterpieces of American Painting, 1800-1900, exh. cat. (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976), pp. frontispiece (ill.), title page (ill.), copyright page, 45, 47–48 (ill.), 92, figs. 69, 71, 72, cat. 47.
Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution, “American Art in the Making: Preparatory Studies for Masterpieces of American Painting, 1800-1900,” 1976, cat. 47.
By descent to the artist’s wife, Susan Macdowell Eakins (1851–1938), Philadelphia, from 1916–at least 1933 [Goodrich 1933]; probably to Charles Bregler (1864–1958), Philadelphia, by 1943 [former label in curatorial file and Kathleen A. Foster, Thomas Eakins Rediscovered (Yale University Press, 1997), pp. 1–2.]; Dr. Peter McKinney, Chicago, by 1974 [on extended loan to The Art Institute, by 1974]; given to The Art Institute, 2015.
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