James Volkert
Sweep/Slide
2012
Oil painting, shell seat, mixed media
40 x 33 x 5
Based on Thomas Eakins, Max Schmitt in a Single Scull, 1871, the vintage scull seat moves across the face of the painting and back. Sweep/Slide refers to the "sweep" stroke - rower using a single oar- and the "slide" or movement of the seat back and forth on each stroke.


Private Collection
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