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image of Baby at Play Thomas Eakins (artist)
American, 1844 - 1916
Baby at Play, 1876
oil on canvas
overall: 81.9 x 122.8 cm (32 1/4 x 48 3/8 in.) framed: 106.7 x 147.3 cm (42 x 58 in.)
John Hay Whitney Collection
1982.76.5
On View
From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 3 of 8

1930Goodrich, Lloyd. "Thomas Eakins, Realist." Pennsylvania Museum Bulletin 25 (March 1930): 18, no. 17, as Baby at Play on the Floor.
1933Goodrich, Lloyd. Thomas Eakins: His Life and Work. New York, 1933: 169.
1939Barker, Virgil. "Imagination in Thomas Eakins." Parnassus 11 (November 1939): repro. 10.
1944Ormsbee, Thomas Hamilton. "American Realist Painter." American Collector 13 (July 1944): repro. 6.
1946McHenry, Margaret. Thomas Eakins, Who Painted. Privately printed for the author, Oreland, Pennsylvania, 1946: 100.
1959Porter, Fairfield. Thomas Eakins. New York, 1959: repro. 24.
1961The John Hay Whitney Collection. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London, 1961: no. 26.
1967Schendler, Sylvan. Eakins. Boston, 1967: 70, repro. 71.
1971Moynihan, Rodrigo. "The Odd American." Art News 69 (January 1971): 51-52, repro. 50.
1974Hendricks, Gordon. The Life and Work of Thomas Eakins. New York, 1974: 111, pl. 20.
1982Goodrich, Lloyd. Thomas Eakins. 2 vols. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982: 1:79, color repro. 78.
1982Sewell, Darrel. Thomas Eakins: Artist of Philadelphia. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Philadelphia, 1982: 10, repro. 11.
1983Rewald, John. The John Hay Whitney Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1983: no. 69.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 553, no. 841, color repro.
1985Prown, Jules David. "Thomas Eakins' Baby at Play." Studies in the History of Art 18 (1985): 121-127, repro. 125.
1986Parry, Ellwood C., III. "Some Distant Relatives and American Cousins of Thomas Eakins's Children at Play." The American Art Journal 18 (1986): 21-41, repro. 21.
1987Fried, Michael. Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane. Chicago, 1987: 22, 77, repro. 26.
1988Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 130, no. 42, color repro.
1988Wilmerding, John. "America's Young Masters: Raphelle, Rembrandt, and Rubens." In Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr. Raphaelle Peale Still Lifes. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Washington, D.C., 1988: 89-90, repro.
1991Wilmerding, John. American Views: Essays on America Art. Princeton, 1991: 338 n. 50.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 292, color repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 242, repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 165, repro.
1992Homer, William Innes. Thomas Eakins: His Life and Art. New York, 1992: 91, 93, color repro. 92.
1993Wilmerding, John, et al. Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) and the Heart of American Life. Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, London, 1993: 25, 64, note 1, 82-83, repros. 24 (detail), 82.
1996Kelly, Franklin, with Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Deborah Chotner, and John Davis. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1996: 162-167, color repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 312, no. 252, color repro.

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