Susan MacDowell Eakins (1851-1938)
- Susan MacDowell Eakins (1851-1938)
- Portrait of an Artist (possible self-portrait)
- Oil on canvas
- 22 ¾ x 13 ¼ inches
- Signed lower left
Well-known as the wife of American artist Thomas C. Eakins, Susan MacDowell Eakins was an artist in her own right and a portrait painter of note. She was born Susan Hannah MacDowell in 1851 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was one of eight children born to Hannah and William H. MacDowell, a prominent engraver.