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Collection: American Art
Date: circa 1905
Artist/Maker: Thomas Eakins
Classification: Paintings

“In his late portraits, especially, Eakins sought the underlying structure and substance of the head and body and pulled no punches when it came to telling the truth about the individual who posed before him.” [1] Thomas Eakins claimed his right as an artist to read and represent the truth of what he saw before him, or what he believed the truth to be, even when it was at odds with another’s concept of the subject.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 1915-1917
Classification: Musical T&E

The walnut console is basically a rectangular cabinet with three flat sides having recessed panels and the fourth side holding the tiered organ keyboards flanked by arrays of toggle switches. The foot pedals are contained in an attached oak box, and the walnut bench with rectangular top having molded edges is supported by two wide urn-shaped plank legs. The keyboard and switches are flanked by wings carved with Renaissance scrolls and anthemions. Scrolled brackets support the keyboards.

Collection: Estate Archives
Date: circa 1927
Artist/Maker: Aero Service
Classification: Photographs

Aerial view of Reynolda Estate including the house with porte cochere, village, church, golf links, roads and Lake Katharine.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1984
Artist/Maker: Susan Mullally
Classification: Photographs

Reynolda House’s visiting artists series included well-established artists like Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Chuck Close, as well as lesser-known figures such as Alan Shields (1944–2005). Shields was younger than the others, and also more unconventional.