Overview

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Inscription

across bottom: Geo Bellows; upper left reverse: "NEW YORK" / GEO BELLOWS / 146 E 19 / N.Y.

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

The artist [1882-1925]; by inheritance to his wife, Emma S. Bellows [1884-1959]; her estate; purchased 1961 through (H.V. Allison & Co., New York) by Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1986 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1911
Eighty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, March-April 1911, no. 2.
1911
Special Exhibition and Sale of Oil Paintings by George Bellows, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, October 1911, no. 9.
1912
A Catalogue of Paintings by George Bellows, Art Students League of Columbus, Public Library, Columbus, Ohio, November 1912, no. 17, repro.
1912
Paintings by George Bellows, N.A., Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, December 1912, no. 17.
1913
Gimbel Brothers, New York, 1913 [according to the artist's record book].
1913
Special Exhibition of Paintings by George Bellows, N.A., Detroit Museum of Art, 1913, no. 17.
1915
A Catalogue of Paintings, Gallery of Fine Arts, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915, no. 47, repro.
1916
"Los Angeles Circuit", 1916 [according to the artist's record book].
1921
Paintings and Drawings by George Bellows, Montross Gallery, New York, 1921, no. 2.
1925
Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by George Wesley Bellows, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, December 1925, no. 5 (travelled to six venues, including Denver, and probably Buffalo, listed separately under 1926 in this exhibition history).
1925
Memorial Exhibition of the Work of George Bellows, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October-November 1925, no. 13, repro.
1926
Memorial Exhibition of the Work of George Bellows, 1882-1925, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1926, no. 5.
1948
Museum of the City of New York, Summer 1948 [according to the artist's record book; no details provided by the museum's records except that Mrs. Bellows is listed as a lender in the 1948 annual report].
1962
Modern American Painting: 1915, The Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1962-1963, no. 3, repro.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1986, unnumbered checklist.
1992
The Paintings of George Bellows, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1992-1993, fig. 12, repro.
1995
Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.; New-York Historical Society, 1995-1996, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 82 (shown only in Washington).
1997
George Bellows: Love of Winter, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; The Newark Museum; Columbus Museum of Art, 1997-1998, no. 21, fig. 38.
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no cat.
2005
Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film, 1880-1910, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown; Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 2005-2007, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 200.

Bibliography

1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 168, repro.
1990
Kelly, Frankin. "George Bellows' Shore House." Studies in the History of Art 37 (1990): 131, repro. no. 20.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 30, repro.
2001
Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA II: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago, 2001: 2-3, 206, color repro.
2013
McClew, Mason. "George Bellows and the American Experience (Columbus, Ohio)." American Art Review 25, no. 5 (September-October 2013): 133, color ill.
2013
Smith, Roberta. "The Listings: Jan. 25-31." New York Times 162, no. 56,027 (January 25, 2013): C-16, color repro.

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