Category:Edward Hornor Coates
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English: Edward Hornor Coates (November 12, 1846 – December 23, 1921) was a Philadelphia businessman, financier, and patron of the arts and sciences. He served as Director of the Mechanics National Bank in 1873, was chairman of the Committee on Instruction at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1883 to 1890, and subsequently held the position of Academy president from 1890 to 1906. It was during his position as chairman that Mr. Coates commissioned The Swimming Hole from Thomas Eakins, only later to reject it. Painter John McLure Hamilton, in a piece about Mr. Coates from Hamilton's book Men I Have Painted (1921), describes Mr. Coates' time at the Academy:
|Date of birth||12 November 1846|
|Date of death||23 December 1921|
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Media in category "Edward Hornor Coates"
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- Charles Grafly in his Studio.jpg 1,701 × 1,233; 1.18 MB
- Charles Grafly, Sculptor, Trask, 1910 DJVU pg 3.jpg 713 × 1,492; 572 KB
- Edward Hornor Coates Portrait by John McLure Hamilton.jpg 600 × 900; 243 KB
- Edward Hornor Coates.jpg 2,536 × 3,304; 2.83 MB
- FlorenceEarleCoatesHeadstoneBrynMawr.jpg 844 × 707; 97 KB
- Hamilton Men I Have Painted 176f Edward H Coates.jpg 2,848 × 3,861; 6.95 MB
- Hamilton Men I Have Painted 176f.jpg 1,493 × 1,972; 1.97 MB
- Hamilton Men I Have Painted 177.jpg 1,493 × 1,950; 1.77 MB
- Portrait bust of Edward Hornor Coates by Charles Grafly (1903).jpg 2,045 × 3,065; 4.4 MB