Monday, 10 December 2012

Ashcan School - George Bellows part 4

George Bellows Self-Portrait c1921 
watercolour

George bellows (1882 – 1925) was an American painter and lithographer. He studied with Robert Henri at the New York School of Art and became associated with the artists of the Ashcan School. Best known for his boxing scenes, he achieved notoriety with his painting Stag at Sharkey's (1909), which depicts an illegal boxing match. He was one of the organisers of the Armory Show.

For full biographical notes on Bellows see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 3 also.

This is part 4 of a 6-part post on the works of George Bellows:

1916 Cleaning his Lobster Boat 
oil on canvas 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1916 Dock Builders 
oil on canvas 76.7 x 97 cm

1916 Edge of the Pasture - Glow of the Sun 
oil on panel 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1916 Farm of John Tom 
oil on canvas 55.9 x 71.1 cm

1916 Geraldine Lee No. II 
oil on panel 97 x 76 cm

1916 Hungry Dogs 
lithograph 34 x 24.6 cm ( image )

1916 In a Rowboat 
oil on canvas 77.5 x 112.4 cm

1916 Jean with Blue Book and Apple 
oil on plywood 54.6 x 44.4 cm

1916 Lillian 
oil on panel 96.5 x 76.2 cm

1916 Mantinicus 
oil on canvas 81.3 x 101.6 cm

1916 Mantinicus ( study )
crayon on paper 16.5 x 22.9 cm

1916 Matinicus from Mt. Ararat 
oil on panel 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1916 Ox Team, Wharf at Matinicus 
oil on canvas 55.9 x 71.1 cm

1916 Romance of Autumn 
oil on canvas

1916 Shipyard Society 
oil on panel 76.2 x 96.5 cm

1916 Splinter Beach 
lithograph 38.2 x 58.9 cm ( image )

1916 The Fish Wharf, Matinicus Island 
oil on panel 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1916 The Sawdust Trail 
oil on canvas 160 x 114.6 cm

1916 The Teamster 
oil on canvas 86.4 x 111.8 cm

1916 Wet Night 
oil on canvas 56.5 x 71.8 cm

c1916 Breaking Sky, Monhegan
oil

1917 Anne in Black Velvet 
oil on panel 97.6 x 76.4 cm

1917 California Headlands 
oil on wood panel 45.6 x 55.8 cm

1917 Criehaven, Large 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 112.1 cm

1917 Golf Course - California 
oil on canvas

1917 Horses, Carmel 
oil on panel 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1917 Sanctuario 
oil on panel 50.8 x 61 cm

1917 The Fisherman ( study ) 
oil on panel 45.7 x 55.9 cm

1917 The Fisherman 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 111.8 cm

1917 The Sand Cart 
oil on canvas 76.8 x 111.9 cm

1917 The Village on the Hill 
oil on canvas 76.2 x 111.8 cm

1918 The Barricade 
oil on canvas 122.2 x 212.1 cm

Painting inspired by an incident in August 1914 where German soldiers used Belgium towns-people as human shields.

1918 Barricade, from The War Series 
lithograph 43.4 x 74.2 cm ( image )

1918 Edith Cavell  
oil on canvas 114.3 x 160 cm

1918 Edith Cavell ( The Murder of Edith Cavell ) from The War Series 
lithograph
 
1918 Massacre at Dinant 
oil on cardboard 125.7 x 210.8 cm

1918 Massacre ( Massacre at Dinant ), from The War Series 
lithograph 45.4 x 75.9 cm ( image )

1918 Return of the Useless 
oil on panel 149.9 x 167.6 cm

1918 The Return of the Useless, from The War Series 
lithograph 50.6 x 55.2 cm ( image )

1918 Soldiers in a Barn 
lithographic crayon and ink on paper 50 x 64.8 cm

1918 The Germans Arrive 
oil on canvas 125.7 x 201.3 cm

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