George Wesley Bellows

1882-1925 America-Realism

 

Brief Biography-George Wesley Bellows was a native of Ohio. He studied in Ohio and later New York where he was a disciple of Robert Henri. He soon gained success in New York with his realist style of painting. His works are noted for his depiction of boxing fights, buildings and everyday New York life. One of his most striking paintings is Pennsylvania Station Excavation. Sadly, he died at the young age of 42 from a ruptured appendix.

 

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Blue Evening

Blue Evening

Breaking Sky

Breaking Sky Monhegan

Steaming Streets

Steaming Streets

West Wind

West Wind

Excavation 1907

Pennsylvania Station Excavation

Blue Morning

Blue Morning

Winter Afternoon

Winter Afternoon

The Sand Cart

The Sand Cart

Stag at Sharkey's

Stag at Sharkey's

Central Park

Central Park

Builders of Ships

Builders of Ships

The Palisades

The Palisades

Morning Snow

Morning Snow Hudson River

The Lone Tenement

The Lone Tenement

The Circus

 The Circus

The Picket Fence

The Picket Fence

Blue Snow

Blue Snow The Battery

Tennis at Newport

Tennis at Newport

Street in Winter

Street in Winter

Snow Dumpers

Snow Dumpers

Monhegan Island

Monhegan Island

Katherine Rosen

Katherine Rosen

Lady Jean

Lady Jean Bellows Daughter

North River

North River

Forty Two Kids

Forty Two Kids

Both Members

Both Members of This Club

Work at Night

Excavation Work at Night

Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

Come Rain

Come Rain

Men of the Docks

Men of the Docks

Cliff Dwellers

Cliff Dwellers

Dock Builders

Dock Builders

Grey Lake

Grey Lake

Club Night

Club Night

Dempsey and Firpo

George Dempsey and Firpo

Man and Dog

Man and Dog

New York

New York

Polo at Lakewood

Polo at Lakewood

Riverfront

Riverfront

Riverside Drive

Riverside Drive

Summer Fantasy

Summer Fantasy