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      Sale 2436 | Lot 8
      Price Realized: $5,250With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2436 Lot 8

        THOMAS EAKINS, attributed to (1844-1916)
        Portrait of Walt Whitman, Camden. Albumen print, the image measuring 3 3/4x4 1/2 inches (9.5x11.4 cm.), with the numeric notation 20, in pencil, on verso. 1887

        Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

        This rare study of Whitman (1819-1892) is believed to be by Thomas Eakins, who painted his portrait that same year. The painting is in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia. An oil sketch of the poet, also by Eakins, is housed in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

        Whitman, Specimen Days, pl. 172.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,250

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