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Portrait of Benjamin Eakins (Sketch for "The Writing Master")

Sketch for the painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (17.173); see Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1930-32-4b, for reverse

Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916

Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America


Oil on panel

8 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches (20.9 x 25.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 118, American Art, first floor (Provident National Bank Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Eakins and Miss Mary Adeline Williams, 1930

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