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George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Portrait of Charles Rosen

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
634
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925)

Portrait of Charles Rosen, 1923
Unsigned, identified on labels including one from Gerald Peters Gallery, New York,
on the backing.
Charcoal on paper, 12 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (31.8 x 25.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: James Goodman Gallery, Buffalo, New York, 1964; Estate of Charles Rand Penney (1923-2010), Lockport, New York.

Exhibitions: Drawings: From the Collection of Charles Rand Penney, New York: Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, 1981, no. 7; Twentieth Century Art: The Charles Rand Penney Collection [Multi-year traveling exhibit], November 12, 1983 to January 8, 1984, The Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York, cat. no. 95; October to December 1984, Roland Gibson Art Gallery, Potsdam, New York; September to November 1985, San Jose Museum of Art; January to March 1986, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, West Virginia; April to May 1986, Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge; June to July 1986, Tampa Museum, Tampa, Florida; August to September 1986, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; November to December 1986, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City; January to February 1987, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson; March to May 1987, MacKenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Saskatchewan; June to July 1987, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Washington; September to November 1987, Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, Wisconsin; January to February 1988, Beaumont Art Museum, Beaumont, Texas; March to May 1988, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana; The Modern Figure, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York City, April 19 to June 1, 2001.

Literature: Drawings: From the Collection of Charles Rand Penney (University of Rochester, 1981), p. 5; Twentieth Century Art: The Charles Rand Penney Collection (University of Rochester, 1983), p. 55.
Estimate $800-1,200

Paper tape hinged to backing mat; tear along top edge measuring approx. 1/2 in. length; trimmed sheet; sheet size 12 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.; subtle mat burn; old paper tape hinge residue to u.l. and u.r. recto; inscribed "#13 Geo Bellows/ L.B.B. B966" in pencil on the reverse; no additional condition issues to report.

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Rand Penney, University of Rochester, University of Rochester, New York, Gerald Peters Gallery, Charles Rand, George Wesley Bellows, Charles Rosen, James Goodman Gallery, Lockport, Potsdam, Rochester, Charles Rand Penney, Roland Gibson Art Gallery, San Jose Museum of Art, Memorial Art Gallery, The Memorial Art Gallery, Roland Gibson, Mississippi, Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Mississippi Museum of Art, Oklahoma Art Center, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Tampa Museum, Center, Rouge, Art Center, Oklahoma City, Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Tampa, Wheeling, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Meadows Museum, Beaumont, New York City, Oshkosh, Beaumont Art Museum, Shreveport, Spokane, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Rochester, New York

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