"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

25 July 2019

Happy Birthday, Eakins

Eakins, Walt Whitman, 1887

Thomas Eakins was born on this date in 1844.

A teacher can do very little for a pupil and should only be thankful if he don't hinder him, and the greater the master, mostly the less he can say. 

Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins and the "Grand Manner" Portrait ...

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