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Portraits of Professional Men in the Gilded Age: An Investigation of the Life and Art of Thomas Eakins

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  • Thomas Eakins
  • American Art


This thesis investigates the history of scholarship on the artist Thomas Eakins and attempts to present a new direction in our interpretations of his life and art. By investigating the peculiarities in his artwork this thesis shows that his art is, in part, a dark commentary on the social pressures of the Gilded Age.

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