- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Attributed to Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins, American (Philadelphia, PA 1844 - 1916 Philadelphia, PA)
- Head of a Man Looking Over His Right Shoulder
- Other Titles
- Alternate Title: Study of a Man Looking Over His Right Shoulder
- Work Type
- 19th-20th century
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Black chalk on off-white laid paper
- 13.4 x 15.7 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)
- Jasper Deeter, Rose Valley PA, Gift to Thomas Suma, 1930. Deeter supposedly got the works from Eakins.
Thomas Suma, Rose Valley PA, Gift of Jasper Deeter, 1930, Sold to M. R. Schweitzer, 1945. Suma received the works from Deeter in lieu of salary. His last name might have been "Summa."
M. R. Schweitzer, Purchased from Thomas Suma, 1945, Sold to Adams Davidson Gallery, 1975.
Adams Davidson Gallery, Washington DC, Purchased from M. R. Schweitzer, 1975, Sold to Seiden and De Cuevas, 1975. Purchased with the assistance of Dr. David Morowitz.
Vermeer Associates Limited, Purchased from Adams Davidson Gallery, 1975, Sold to Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Director's Acquisition Fund and purchase through the generosity of an anonymous donor
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
David Sellin, The First Pose: 1876: Turning Point in American Art: Howard Roberts, Thomas Eakins, and a Century of Philadephia Nudes, W. W. Norton & Company (New York, NY, 1976)
Ronald Onorato, "The Context of the Pennsylvania Academy: Thomas Eakins' Assistantship to Christian Schuessele", Arts Magazine (May 1979), vol. LIII, no. 9, p. 129, note 12
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