American & European Works of Art
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.
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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