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.
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.