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lower left: Geo Bellows.

Provenance

Commissioned 1919 by the sitter's second husband, Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[1] gift 1944 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1927
Catalogue of the Twenty-First Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1927, no. 5.
1927
Summer Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, 1927, no. 24.
1937
An Exhibition of American Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, The Union League Club, New York, 1937, no. 50, as Portrait.
1943
Twentieth-Century Portraits, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1943, unnumbered catalogue.
1948
New Yorkers 1848-1948, Portraits, Inc., New York, 1948, no. 5.
1957
George Bellows: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1957, no. 37, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
n.d.
Peck, Glenn C. George Bellows' Catalogue Raisonné. H.V. Allison & Co. URL: http://www.hvallison.com. Accessed 16 August 2016.
1922
Town & Country (1 May 1922); color repro on cover, 24.
1929
Bellows, Emma Louise Story. The Paintings of George Bellows. New York, 1929: 90.
1930
Read, H.A. "The Chester Dale Collection." Vogue 25 (15 February 1930): 80.
1942
Boswell, Peyton, Jr. George Bellows. New York, 1942: 15, 40, repro.
1947
Butterfield, Roger. "The Millionaires' Best Friend." Saturday Evening Post (8 March 1947): 79.
1965
Morgan, Charles H. George Bellows. Painter of America. New York, 1965: 14, 224-225, 246, 254-255.
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 52, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 16, repro.
1971
Braider, Donald. George Bellows and the Ashcan School of Painting. New York, 1971: 119-120.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 26, 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: 31, repro.
2012
Wolfe, M. Melissa. “Family Life: Portraiture, 1914-1923.” In Charles Brock et al. George Bellows Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Metropoiltan Museum of Art, New York; Royal Academy of Arts, 2012-2013. Munich, 2012: 189, color fig. 5.