“Gross Clinic” by Eakins restored

Dubbed by some as the “most important American painting of the 19th century,” Thomas Eakins’s Gross Clinic (below) is restored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross (The Gross Clinic), Pre-Conservation, 1875. Thomas Eakins, American, 1844-1916. Oil on canvas, 8 feet x 6 feet 6 inches (243.8 x 198.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Alumni Association to Jefferson Medical College in 1878 and purchased by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2007 with the generous support of more than 3,500 donors, 2007.

 



Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross (The Gross Clinic), 1875 (post-conservation image). Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 – 1916. Oil on canvas, 8 feet x 6 feet 6 inches (243.8 x 198.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Alumni Association to Jefferson Medical College in 1878 and purchased by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2007 with the generous support of more than 3,500 donors, 2007.

 

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