GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
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GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)

Mountain Farm

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GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
Bellows, G.W.
Mountain Farm
signed 'Geo Bellows' and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on board
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1922.
Provenance
The artist.
Estate of the above, 1925.
Emma S. Bellows, wife of the artist.
Estate of the above, 1959.
H. V. Allison & Co., Inc., New York.
Lawrence Carter, New York, 1969.
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 10 December 1970, lot 56.
Mr. and Mrs. George Arden, New York.
Private collection, Greenville, Delaware.
Doyle, New York, 5 November 2013, lot 186.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
Artist's Record Book B, p. 287.
H. Sturges III, "The Woodstock Art Colony," American Art Review, vol. XI, no. 5, October 1999, pp. 138, 143-44, illustrated.
"'The Woodstock Art Colony' Returns to WAA Galleries," Northeast, March 2000, p. 38, illustrated.
B. Langston, "Woodstock Art Comes into its Own," Sunday Freeman, April 9, 2000, p. E1.
Exhibited
New York, H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., George Bellows, May 7-29, 1968, no. 13.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Natural Forces: Landscapes by Bellows, Henri and Sloan, May 13-June 27, 1992, no. 9.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, George Bellows, December 2, 1993-January 15, 1994.
(Probably) Greenwich, Connecticut, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, The Woodstock Art Colony, June 26, 1999-April 30, 2000.
Further details
To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the paintings of George Bellows being prepared by Glenn C. Peck. An online version of the catalogue is available at www.hvallison.com.

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Lot Essay

Painted in October of 1922, the present work depicts Woodstock, New York. Bellows first visited Woodstock in 1920 and spent every subsequent summer there before his death in 1925.

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