National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Biglin Brothers Racing Thomas Eakins (artist)
American, 1844 - 1916
The Biglin Brothers Racing, 1872
oil on canvas
overall: 61.2 x 91.6 cm (24 1/8 x 36 1/16 in.) framed: 74.9 x 105.7 x 5.4 cm (29 1/2 x 41 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
1953.7.1
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From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 2 of 8

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The artist [1844-1916]; by inheritance 1916 to his wife, Susan Macdowell Eakins [Mrs. Thomas Eakins, 1851-1938], Philadelphia; sold 1933 through (E. & A. Milch, Inc., New York) to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; consigned 18 February 1950 to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); sold 19 April 1950 to Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, New York; bequest 1953 to NGA.

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