Article about the meeting of two geniuses on Mount Desert Island in the summer o
Article about the meeting of two geniuses on Mount Desert Island in the summer of 1897, when Thomas Eakins (l844-1916), one of America's greatest portrait painter, traveled to Seal Harbor from his home in Philadelphia in July, to spend nearly a month making a preliminary oil sketch for a portrait of Professor Henry A. Rowland, a world renown physicist, who then taught at Johns Hopkins. With profiles of Eakins and Rowland and a discussion of resulting portrait and the warm relationship that developed between artist and patron.
Artists, Paintings, Eakins, Thomas, Rowland, Henry A
May, Stephen, "Article about the meeting of two geniuses on Mount Desert Island in the summer o" (1994). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 1796.
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