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Inscription

lower right in red: GEO BELLOWS; upper center reverse: PORTRAIT OF CHESTER DALE. / BY GEO BELLOWS, 1922

Provenance

Commissioned 1922 by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; gift 1944 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
Paintings and Sculpture by British, American and Canadian Artists; Graphic Art and Photography, Canadian National Exhibiton, Toronto, August-September 1924, no. 205.
1924
Twenty-Third Annual International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, April-June 1924, no. 65.
1948
New Yorkers 1848-1968, Portraits, Inc., New York, 1948, no. 6.
1957
George Bellows: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., January-February 1957, no. 54, repro.
1957
Paintings by George Bellows, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio, March-April 1957, no. 56.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
n.d.
Peck, Glenn C. George Bellows' Catalogue Raisonné. H.V. Allison & Co. URL: http://www.hvallison.com. Accessed 16 August 2016.
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 53, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 16, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 26, repro.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 144, repro.
1981
Williams, William James. A Heritage of American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1981: repro. 201, 205.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 166, repro.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 238, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 32, repro.