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Amelia C. Van Buren with a Cat

Attributed to Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
Late 1880s?

Medium:
Platinum print

Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches (8.6 x 13.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1968-203-2

Credit Line:
Gift of Seymour Adelman, 1968

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Two of Eakins's Academy students, Amelia Van Buren and Eva Watson, set aside painting to become accomplished professional photographers, specializing in portraits and figure studies. The two women remained close friends of their teacher and frequent visitors to his household. Although the number of photographs of Van Buren in Eakins's possession and other prints that he sent to friends strongly suggest his authorship, the possibility that Watson may have made the photograph shown here cannot be ruled out.

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