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lower left in conte crayon: Geo Bellows

Provenance

Joseph B. Thomas Jr., New York, 1911 (purchased from artist);[1] Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Horowitz, Hopkins, Minnesota, 1979-1987; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 20 April 1979, lot 182); Dr. Robert Nowinski, Seattle, Washington, 1987-1996; (sale, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1996);[2] purchased 1996 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1910
Exhibition of Independent Artists, 29 West 35th Street, New York, 1910. (recto only)
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 68.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 10, as Street Fight.
2012
George Bellows, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2012 - 2013, no. 5.
Bibliography
1982
Carmean, E.A., Jr., et al. Bellows: The Boxing Pictures. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982: 53, fig. 55 (recto only).
1992
Doezema, Marianne. George Bellows and Urban America. New Haven and London, 1992: 134, 136, no. 58. (recto only)
2001
A Century of Drawing. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 10.
2012
Brock, Charles, et al. George Bellows. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2012-2013. Washington and New York, 2012: no. 5.