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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

George Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Sixteen East Gay Street

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


George Bellows (American, 1882-1925)

Sixteen East Gay Street, 1923-24, edition of 72 (Mason, 183). Signed "George Bellows" in pencil l.r., signed within the matrix, signed "Bolton Brown - imp" in pencil l.l., titled in pencil l.c., identified on a label from H.V. Allison & Co., Inc., New York, affixed to the backing. Lithograph on paper, image size 9 5/8 x 11 7/8 in. (24.2 x 29.8 cm),framed.
Condition: Gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The scene evokes Bellows's childhood in Columbus, Ohio. Though not the address at which he grew up, the bustle of activity looks back cheerfully on earlier more innocent days.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Sheet measures 11 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (28.6 x 34.3 cm). Deckled edges on three sides. Very subtle mat burn in margins. Hinged at upper corners. Glazed with glass. No additional issues to report.

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Allison & Co., Columbus