Eakins, Thomasā´kĭnz [key], 1844–1916, American painter, photographer, and sculptor, b. Philadelphia, where he worked most of his life. Eakins is considered the foremost American portrait painter and one of the greatest artists of the 19th cent.
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- Early Career
- Notable Works
- Approach and Influence
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