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Mrs. Chester Dale

George Bellows (American, Columbus, Ohio 1882–1925 New York)

Date:
1919
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
42 1/2 x 40 in. (108 x 101.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Chester Dale Collection, 1954
Accession Number:
54.196.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed (twice, upper right and lower right): Geo Bellows

  • Provenance

    Chester Dale, New York (1919–54; commissioned from the artist)

  • Exhibition History

    Chicago: Art Institute, ¦ George Bellows: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints¦, 1946, cat. p. 41, no. 33 (dated July 1919, second version of the portrait painted at Middletown; only woman's portrait commission ever given to Bellows; lent by The Chester Dale Collection, N.Y.), p. 38 (ill.)

    New York: Museum of Modern Art. 20th century portraits, 1942 (lent by chester Dale). [See ref. Wheeler]

    New York: M.M.A. Three centuries of American painting, 1965 [checklist arranged alphabetically].

    Moscow: The Pushkin Museum, Dec. 15 - Feb. 15, 1978; Leningrad: Hermitage Museum, Mar. 15 - May 15, 1978; Minsk: Palace of Art, Jun. 15 - Aug. 15, 1978. REPRESENTATIONS OF AMERICA. [no catalogue]

  • References

    M.M.A. American painting in the Twentieth century, by Henry Geldzahler [c1965], p. 40-41. (ill.; discussed), p. 209 (short biography of the artist), p. 228 (bibliography on the artist).

    Wheeler, Monroe. 20th century portraits, 1942, p. 133 (dated 1919), p. 79 (ill. upper right).

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