Max Schmitt in a Single Scull by Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins friend, Max Schmitt, won the single sculls competition on October 5, 1870. This painting (completed in 1871) celebrates his victory. The painting measures 32.5 by 46.25 inches and is currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Enjoy!

Thomas Eakins and his paintings The Gross Clinic along with Max Schmitt in a Single Scull will be covered in ARTK12′s American Art History, Volume II which will be published in early 2013.


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