in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4301 words.
Eakins, Thomas Cowperthwait (25 July 1844–25 June 1916), artist and teacher, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Benjamin Eakins, a writing master, and Caroline Cowperthwait....