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Study for "Swimming"

Black-and-white photograph of seven nude and muscular young men on a rocky bank beside water, some in the water, others reaching their legs down into it while seated, one standing on the craggy rocks.
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  • Black-and-white photograph of seven nude and muscular young men on a rocky bank beside water, some in the water, others reaching their legs down into it while seated, one standing on the craggy rocks.

Date:

July 1884

Artist:

Thomas Eakins
American 1844–1916

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Thomas Eakins

Title

Study for "Swimming"

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1884

Medium

Platinum print

Dimensions

22.2 × 27.9 cm (8 3/4 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham, Ada Turnbull Hertle, Mary and Leigh Block, and Wirt D. Walker endowment funds; The Gladys N. Anderson Fund; The Samuel W. and Blanche M. Koffler Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2022.337

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