TITLE

'Consummatum est...': A Reassesment of Thomas Eakin's Crucifixion of 1880

AUTHOR(S)
Milroy, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun89, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the painting 'The Crucifixion,' by Thomas Eakins. Reaction of critics to the painting in 1882; Opinion on the motivation of Eakins in painting 'The Crucifixion'; Comparison of the painting of Eakins to other paintings depicting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
ACCESSION #
5314007

 

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