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George Wesley Bellows: The Lone Tenement, 1909
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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George Wesley Bellows

[American Ashcan School Painter, 1882-1925]

• Also known as:  George Bellows
• Relationships: Studied under Robert Henri and William Merritt Chase.
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Original works by George Wesley Bellows available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
8 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
1 work online when last checked

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Dempsey and Firpo, 1924
(In the "Lithograph" section)

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Exhibition: Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and their New York

Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Lady Jean

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
A Stag at Sharkey's

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Splinter Beach, 1916

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Business Men's Class, lithograph, 1916

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Between Rounds, lithograph, 1923

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Mountainous Landscape with River Boat

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Woman on a Sofa

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
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Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Jean in a Black Hat, 1924 (see image 6)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
Blue Snow, The Battery, 1910

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Forty-two Kids

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Excavation at Night, 1908
The Studio, 1919

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Portrait of Robert Aitken, 1921

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
7 works online

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Information about the 2007 exhibition The Powerful Hand of George Bellows: Drawings from the Boston Public Library

Harn Museum at the University of Florida, Gainesville
Jim Twadell's Place, 1924

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
The White Fence, 1920

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Jewel Coast, California, 1917

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

George Wesley Bellows in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
11 works

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
3 works online

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
4 works online

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Paul H. Manship, 1915
Three Rollers, 1911

National Art Museum of Sport at Indiana University, Indianapolis

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Nude with Fan, 1920

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Winter Afternoon, Riverside Park, New York City, 1909

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Grandma Bellows, 1919

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Between Rounds No. 1, 1916

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
The Launching

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Steaming Streets, 1908

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Tin Can Battle, San Juan Hill, New York, drawing, 1907

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
6 works online (click "Artwork by This Artist" to see the complete list)

The Huntington Library, California

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "American 1700-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
The Drunk, lithograph, ca.1924

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
In the Subway, lithograph, 1921

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Shipyard Society, 1916

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Portrait of a Young Man, ca.1906-09

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The White Horse, 1922

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFlickr Photo Sharing
A variety of prints from the Boston Public Library's collection

Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at The Artchive  

Notable SiteGeorge Wesley Bellows at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Bellows

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

George Wesley Bellows at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  


New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteGeorge Bellows’ Catalogue Raisonné Online

Stag at Sharkey's - with commentary by Sister Wendy Beckett

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Wesley Bellows  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

American Art Magazine
"The Man in the Middle: George Bellows, War, and 'Sergeant' Delaney"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Resource Library Magazine
An American Pulse: The Lithographs of George Wesley Bellows

Resource Library Magazine
George Bellows: Love of Winter

Resource Library Magazine
George Bellows: The War Series

Spartacus Educational Books
War Artists of W.W.I.

Time Magazine
"A Passion for Islands", 1992 article by Robert Hughes

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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George Bellows and Urban America


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