Current Inventory by George Bellows

George Bellows: A Collection (to be sold individually)

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    We are pleased to offer an extraordinary group of George Bellows lithographs, from a private collection, representing all major areas of Bellows’s printed oeuvre, including iconic boxing images, examples of prints from the War Series, New York scenes, vignettes of American life, and portraits of the artist and his family and friends. A listing of these lithographs is shown below (some may not be available as this offering continues). These are being sold individually. Inquiries are welcome, via phone or e mail.   The Life Class, First Stone Mother and Children (“June Again”) Artists Judging Works of Art […]

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Introductions

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  George Bellows (1882-1925), Introductions, lithograph, 1921, signed in pencil lower right, also signed by the printer Bolton Brown lower left and annotated “imp.” Reference: Mason 97, only state, from the edition of 57. In very good condition, 8 1/2 x 7, the sheet 10 1/2 x 8 15/16 inches. A very fine impression, printed on very thin laid paper. Introductions is more successful aesthetically than the larger earlier version of the same subject matter (Introducing the Champion, M. 26). Here the figures are larger relative to the entire composition; the focus of course is on the champion and the […]

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Tennis

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George Bellows (1882-1925), Tennis (Tennis Tournament), lithograph, 1921, signed in pencil lower right, also signed and annotated by the printer Bolton Brown, imp lower left, and numbered 37. Reference: Mason 71, only state, from the edition of about 63. In very good condition, repaired tears in margins left and bottom not affecting image, with margins; 18 3/8 x 20 inches. A superb impression, printed on a thin Japan paper. A souvenir of the summers Bellows spent with his family at Middletown, Rhode Island. Emma Bellows can be seen wearing the black hat, sitting at the left.  Critics have speculated that […]

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The Black Hat (Emma in a Black Hat)

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George Bellows (1882-1925), The Black Hat (Emma in a Black Hat), lithograph, 1921. Reference: Morse 113. From the edition of 55. Signed in pencil by the artist, and also inscribed in pencil by the printer “Bolton Brown imp”, lower margin. In good condition (tiny fox mark lower margin center, faintest pale time staining), on cream/tan thin Japan paper, with margins, 13 1/8 x 9 1/4, the sheet 14 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches. Provenance: Estate of Ralph Spencer; Allison Gallery (H.V. Allison and Company, 11 East 57th Street, New York, NY was a noted gallery famed for handling Bellows prints. […]

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