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Thomas Eakins

AKA Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins

Born: 25-Jul-1844
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 25-Jun-1916
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Realist painter, The Gross Clinic

Father: Benjamin Eakins (d. 30-Dec-1899)
Mother: Caroline Cowperthwait (d. 4-Jun-1872)
Sister: Margaret (d. 24-Dec-1882 typhoid fever)
Wife: Susan Hannah MacDowell (m. 19-Jan-1884, until his death, d. 1938)

    University: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1861-64)
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College (attended 1864-65)
    University: École des Beaux Arts, Paris (1866-69)
    Professor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1876-86)
    Professor: Art Students League of Philadelphia

    National Academy of Design 1902

Selected paintings:
Max Schmitt in a Single Scull (1871)
The Gross Clinic (1875)
The Chess Players (1876)
William Rush and His Model (1877)
The Swimming Hole (1885)
The Agnew Clinic (1889)
The Concert Singer (1892)
Salutat (1898)
Between the Rounds (1899)
The Thinker (1900)

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