Current Inventory by George Bellows

The Life Class, No. 2, 1919

Artist: George Bellows

George Bellows The Life Class, No. 2, 1919 Lithograph on wove paper; sheet 380 x 470 mm (15 x 18 inches) Mason 8 Signed in pencil by the printer within the image at lower center: Bolton Brown/impr. The print is accompanied by a tab of wove paper, attached to its mat, annotated in pencil in Browns handwriting: Drawn on the stone by Geo. Bellows/Drawn on the stone by Geo. Bellows/at lecture + demonstration on/Lithography by Bolton Brown at/Pratt Institute A unique impression. Bellows recorded the primitive conditions under which he studied in New York early in his career in two […]

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Artists’ Evening (At Petitpas’)

Artist: George Bellows
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  George Bellows (1882-1925), Artists’ Evening (At Petitpas’), lithograph, 1916, signed in pencil lower right, titled lower center, numbered 61 lower left. Reference: Mason 19, from the edition of 65. Printed on tissue-thin cream Japan paper, with wide margins. In good condition (some handling folds, very wide margins especially at left and right, with folds at sides); 8 3/4 x 12 1/4, the sheet 11 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches. A very fine impression. Mason notes: The elderly gentleman with the white beard is John Butler Yeats. Robert Henri argues earnestly with him while George Bellow, standing between them, listens. […]

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Introductions

Artist: George Bellows
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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

Artist: George Bellows
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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)

Artist: George Bellows
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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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