A Drawing Manual by Thomas Eakins


      A Drawing Manual by Thomas Eakins
While a teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the celebrated American artist Thomas Eakins 1844 1916 prepared a drawing manual for his students The manuscript developed out of his famous lectures at the Academy on linear perspective, mechanical drawing, reflections, and sculptural relief and included illustrations by the artist Following his forced resignation from the Academy in 1886, Eakins abandoned plans to publish the manual, and the parts were dispersed Today, drafts of the manuscript reside at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and at the Academy, which also holds many of the illustrations A Drawing Manual brings together Eakins s text, based on a concordance of the drafts, and his original drawings for the project This remarkable publication reveals Eakins s personality and teaching philosophy, demonstrating why the artist was renowned as a plainspoken, effective teacher In her fascinating introduction, Kathleen A Foster sketches the background of the manuscript in the artist s life and the story of the publication project Amy B Werbel provides an illuminating essay on Eakins s place in the tradition of perspective drawing.This book is essential for any student, scholar, curator, or individual interested in American art and art education. Free Download Books A Drawing Manual by Thomas Eakins author Thomas Eakins – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • A Drawing Manual by Thomas Eakins
  • Thomas Eakins
  • English
  • 23 August 2017
  • 0300108478

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  1. says:

    The Credentials of Thomas Eakins as a DraughtsmanJust when you thought you knew all the ins and outs of the life of one of America s greatest artists, Thomas Eakins, even through attending one of the many fine museum exhibitions of his work that seem to be always in circulation, up pops this publication brought out some five years ago a first publication of Eakins textbook on drawing, based on his lectures at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts In the well written introductory comments c The Credentials of Thomas Eakins as a DraughtsmanJust when you thought you knew all the ins and outs of the life of one of America s greatest artists, Thomas Eakins, even through attending one of the many fine museum exhibitions of his work that seem to be always in circulation, up pops this publication brought out some five years ago a first publication of Eakins textbook on drawing, based on his lectures at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts In the well written introductory comments curator and editor Kathleen A Foster with tongue in cheek shares the fact that Eakins rarely spent time with pencil in hand, preferring to guide his students to the brush as soon as possible In an essay by Amy B Werbel we learn that Thomas Eakins was a devoted teacher and had planned to publish all of his lectures and notes and attendant scribbles at some point in his life, but when the scandalous dismissal of Eakins from the Academy...

  2. says:

    A highly technical drawing manual covering linear perspective, mechanical drawing, isometric drawing, reflections in water, and relief drawings Anecdotal and historical info about Eakins himself is incl...

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