National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Archbishop Diomede Falconio Thomas Eakins (artist)
American, 1844 - 1916
Archbishop Diomede Falconio, 1905
oil on canvas
overall: 183.2 x 137.7 cm (72 1/8 x 54 3/16 in.) framed: 204.5 x 159.4 x 6 cm (80 1/2 x 62 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of Stephen C. Clark
1946.16.1
Not on View
From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 4 of 8

Provenance

The artist; by inheritance 1916 to his wife, Susan Macdowell Eakins [Mrs. Thomas Eakins, 1851-1938], Philadelphia, until at least 1922/1923; purchased 1928 by Reginald Marsh, New York;[1] sold 30 March 1943 through (William Macbeth, New York) to Stephen C. Clark [1882-1960], New York;[2] gift 1946 to NGA.

[1] In a letter of 4 August 1947 to James W. Lane (in NGA curatorial files), Reginald Marsh recollected buying the painting from Mrs. Eakins in Philadelphia in October 1928.

[2] Macbeth Gallery obtained the painting from Marsh on 25 March 1943 and sold it five days later to Clark; letter of 2 July 1947 from Robert B. McIntyre to James W. Lane (in NGA curatorial files).

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