An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing the Gross Clinic Anew


171 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. A thorough exposition on the masterpiece. Its history, recent and past; why Eakins created it; Eakins' letters about the painting; mid-nineteenth century surgery; comparison with "The Agnew Clinic"; past cleanings and restorations, some flawed; contemporary considerations on restoration; the restoration. Bibliography. Clean and bright throughout.

Title: An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing the Gross Clinic Anew

Author Name: Foster, Kathleen A.; Mark S. Tucker (Edited by); Steven Conn; Kathleen A. Foster; Mark S. Schreiner, MD; Mark S. Tucker (Essays by)

Categories: Art & Design,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2010

ISBN Number: 0876332351

ISBN Number 13: 9780876332351

Binding: Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)

Book Condition: Fine

Size: 4to

Seller ID: 004355

Keywords: eakins gross clinic agnew clinic philadelphia at Thomas Jefferson University,