Eakins Revealed: The Secret Life of an American Artist

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EAKINS REVEALED
The Secret Life of an American Artist

HENRY ADAMS

ALSO BY HENRY ADAMS

John La Targe

Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original

Thomas Hart Benton: Drawing from Life

Albert Bloch: The American Blue Rider

Victor Schreckengost and 20th Century Design

2005

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Preface: Riddles xiii
  • Part One - The Eakins Legacy 1
  • Chapter 1 - Within the Walls 2
  • Chapter 2 - The Perfect Crime 10
  • Chapter 3 - The Loin Cloth Scandal 48
  • Chapter 4 - Family Quarrels 60
  • Chapter 5 - The Death of Ella Crowell 68
  • Chapter 6 - The Insanity of Lillian Hammitt 84
  • Chapter 7 - Explanations and Enigmas 102
  • Chapter 8 - Analyzing Eakins 124
  • Part Two - Life and Art 131
  • Chapter 9 - An American in Paris 132
  • Chapter 10 - All in the Family 164
  • Chapter 11 - Turning the Stake 192
  • Chapter 12 - The Gross Clinic 214
  • Chapter 13 - William Rush and His Model 242
  • Chapter 14 - A Fine Old Row 256
  • Chapter 15 - Naked in Arcadia 270
  • Chapter 16 - Swimming 304
  • Chapter 17 - Conversations with the Dead 332
  • Chapter 18 - Inflicting Pain 382
  • Part Three - The Case of Thomas Eakins 413
  • Chapter 19 - Love of Looking 414
  • Chapter 20 - The Greatest American Artist 462
  • Acknowledgments 478
  • Biographical Key 481
  • Notes 487
  • Bibliography 537
  • Index 559
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