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George Bellows (American, 1882-1925) Business Men's Class

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3140BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 21, 2018 10:00AM


George Bellows (American, 1882-1925)

Business Men's Class, 1916, edition of 64 (Mason, 20). Signed "Geo Bellows" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., inscribed "No 37" in pencil l.l. Lithograph on paper, image size 11 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (29.2 x 43.8 cm),framed.
Condition: Gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The scene probably depicts the West Side YMCA, where Bellows first lived in New York after his arrival from Columbus, Ohio.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Sheet is tissue paper with deckled edges at top and bottom, and measures 16 1/2 x 21 in. (41.8 x 53.2 cm). Gentle creasing in margins with slight rippling predominantly u.l. Gently light-struck. Framed with glass. No additional issues to report.

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