05-29-201505-30-2015
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May 29, 2015 12:00 PMCalender
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George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Murder of Edith Cavell

$1,353$1,100
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2816BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 29, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882-1925)

Murder of Edith Cavell, 1918, edition of 103 (Mason, 53). Estate signed "Geo Bellows J.B.B." in pencil l.r., inscribed "No 94" in pencil l.l. Lithograph on paper, image size 19 x 24 7/8 in. (48.2 x 63.2 cm),framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A New York collection.

N.B. Cavell was a Red Cross nurse during World War I, who was found guilty of helping wounded Allied soldiers escape. The Germans executed her by firing squad.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Edith Cavell, George Wesley Bellows, nurse, Red Cross