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Title Swimming
Also known as The Swimming Hole and The Swimmers. This painting was painted using the pictures of his art students bathing in the nude (See the gallery below).
Date 1885
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 27.625 × 36.625 in (70.2 × 93 cm)
Accession number 1990-19-1
Object history

1884: commissioned by Edward Hornor Coates He did not accept the painting and it stayed in possession of the artist.
1917: inherited by Susan Macdowell Eakins, from Thomas Eakins
1925: purchased by Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Texas, from Susan Macdowell Eakins

1990: purchased by Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, Texas, from Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Texas
Credit line Purchased by the Friends of Art, Fort Worth Art Association, 1925; acquired by the Amon Carter Museum, 1990, from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth through grants and donations from the Amon G. Carter Foundation, the Sid W. Richardson Foundation, the Anne Burnett and Charles Tandy Foundation, Capital Cities/ABC Foundation, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The R. D. and Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation and the people of Fort Worth
References Scanned from Bolger, Doreen; Cash, Sarah; et al. Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture. Amon Carter Museum, 1996. ISBN 0-88360-085-4
Source/Photographer Amon Carter Museum: Website Webpage Picture
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PD-icon.svg This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1916, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 90 years or less.

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