George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)
George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925)
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GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)

Evening Blue (Tending the Lobster Traps, Early Morning)

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GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS (1882-1925)
Evening Blue (Tending the Lobster Traps, Early Morning)
bears inscription 'Geo. Bellows/E.S.B.' (lower left)
oil on panel
18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)
Painted in 1916.
Provenance
The artist.
Estate of the above, 1925.
Emma S. Bellows, wife of the artist.
H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., New York.
William W. Hoffman, New York, 1957.
James Graham & Sons, New York.
Private collection, Midwest, acquired from the above, 1987.
Christie's, 22 May 2018, lot 10, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
Artist's Record Book B, p. 77 (as Tending the Lobster Traps. Early morning).
Exhibited
New York, H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., George Bellows, May 1-31, 1957.
New York, H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., George Bellows, May 7-31, 1963.
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum, The Paintings of George Bellows, February 16, 1992-May 9, 1993, pp. 44, 253, fig. 39, illustrated.
Post Lot Text
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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