Bellows, George, 1882-1925

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George Wesley Bellows was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1882. He attended Ohio State University, leaving in 1903 for New York where he enrolled at William Chase's New York School of Art under the instruction of Robert Henri. He became Associate Member of the National Academy in 1908 and Academician in 1918. In 1910 he married a fellow student at the school, Emma Story. They had two daughters, Anne (the late Mrs. Maynard Kearney) and Jean (Mrs. Earl Booth). Among the prizes awarded to Bellows were the second Hallgarten Prize in 1908, the Sessnan Medal in 1913, the bronze medal of the Carnegie Institute in 1914, and the first prize of the National Arts Club in 1921. He is represented in most of the major United States museums and galleries. George Bellows died in New York City in 1925.

From the description of Bellows Papers, 1899-1962 (bulk 1905-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49221629

George Wesley Bellows was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 12, 1882. He attended Ohio State University, leaving in 1903 for New York where he enrolled at William Chase's New York School of Art under the instruction of Robert Henri. He was made an Associate Member of the National Academy in 1908, and in 1918, was made an Academician. In 1910 he married a fellow student at the school, Emma Story. They had two daughters, Anne (the late Mrs. Maynard Kearney) and Jean (Mrs. Earl Booth). Bellows was awarded many prizes throughout his career, among which were the second Hallgarten Prize in 1908, the Sessnan Medal in 1913, the bronze medal of the Carnegie Institute in 1914, and the first prize of the National Arts Club in 1921. He is represented in most of the major United States museums and galleries. George Bellows died in New York City on January 8, 1925.

From the guide to the Bellows Papers, 1899-1962, 1905-1929, (Amherst College Archives and Special Collections)

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referencedIn Egbert, Donald Drew, 1902-1973. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1951-1967. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Mason, Lauris. Lauris Mason research material on George Bellows, 1976-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frederick Keppel & Co. Frederick Keppel & Co exhibition catalogs, [undated] and 1916-1923. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Robert Henri papers, 1857-1958, 1886-1929 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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referencedIn Whitney Museum of American Art. Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. Bellows Papers, 1899-1962 (bulk 1905-1929). Amherst College Library
referencedIn Bellows, George : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries. Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969, bulk 1919-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Klauber, Alice Ellen, 1871-1951. Alice Klauber letters, 1907-1946. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hanna, L. C. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1930. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Weichsel, John, 1870-1946. John Weichsel papers, 1905-1922. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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referencedIn Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981. Theodore Roszak interview, 1963 [microform]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Henri, Robert, 1865-1929. Robert Henri papers, 1857-1958 (bulk 1886-1929) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969) Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bellows Papers, 1899-1962, 1905-1929 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Page, Marie Danforth, 1869-1940. Marie Danforth Page papers, 1893-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1902-1984. Morgan papers on George W. Bellows, 1882-1965 Amherst College Library
referencedIn Dale, Chester, b. 1883. Chester Dale papers concerning George Bellows, 1919-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. George Bellows record books Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Charles Edward and Isabel Patterson Eaton Art Collection papers, 1920s-1990s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1910-1960, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Jerome Myers papers, 1905-1939 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Sterner, Marie, 1880-1953. Marie Sterner and Marie Sterner Gallery papers, 1913-1951. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969 (bulk 1919-1968) Archives of American Art
creatorOf Quinn, John, 1870-1924. John Quinn memorial collection in the New York Public Library, 1901-1925. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977,. Oral history interview with Ruth Armer, 1974 Aug. 14 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970. Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977. Ruth Armer interview, 1974 Aug. 14. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pen and Pencil Club (Columbus, Ohio). Records, 1905-1942. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Seiberling, Frank, 1908-. Frank Seiberling research material on George Bellows, 1934-1962 (bulk 1934-1948). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978. Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 Dec. 8-15. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bellows, George Wesley, 1882-1925 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pen and Pencil Club (Columbus, Ohio). Scrapbook, 1906-1942. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Zalesch, Saul,. Saul Zalesch collection of artists' letters, 1834-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thompson, William Oxley, 1855-1933. Correspondence, 1912-1913. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Folsom Galleries (New York, N.Y.). Folsom Galleries exhibition catalogs, [undated] and 1915-1921. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn [George Bellows and the Monhegan Cornet band], August 6, 1914. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1920-1945, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bellows, George Wesley. [George Wesley Bellows] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Beer family. Beer family papers, 1740-1981 (inclusive), 1827-1981 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Thompson, William Oxley, 1855-1933. Papers, [ca. 1880]-1933. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Artists clippings : "GROUP" folder 1896-2004 Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Zalesch, Saul E. Saul Zalesch collection of artists' letters and documents, 1834-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970. Robert Laurent papers, 1869-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. Frank Weitenkampf letters, 1889-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Barn Gallery Associates (Ogunquit, Me.). Barn Gallery Associates selected records, 1966-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Durand-Ruel Galleries (New York, N.Y.). Durand-Ruel Galleries exhibition catalogs, [ca. 1915]-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pen and Pencil Club (Columbus, Ohio). Scrapbook [microform], 1906-1942. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Bellows, George. Diary, 1857. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968. Oral history interview with Arnold Blanch, 1963 June 13-Aug. 3. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Milch Gallery. Milch Gallery records, 1911-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Peter A. Juley & Son. George Bellows [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. Albert and Marie Sterner letters received, 1899-1945. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978,. Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 Dec. 8-Dec. 15 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Beer family papers, 1740-1981, 1827-1981 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Roszak, Theodore, 1907-. Oral history interview with Theodore Roszak, 1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Henri, Robert, 1865-1929. Robert Henri papers, 1857-1958 (bulk 1886-1929). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. George Wesley Bellows : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Buck, Claude, 1890-1974. Claude Buck papers, 1912-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Federation of Arts. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993 (bulk 1909-1969). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rosen, Charles, 1878-1950. Charles Rosen papers, 1896-1971. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968. Arnold Blanch interview, 1963 June 13-Aug. 3. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Charles H. Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows, 1882-1979, 1960-1975 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Bellows, George, 1882-1925. George Bellows artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
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associatedWith American Academy of Arts and Letters. corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977, person
associatedWith Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987, person
associatedWith Barn Gallery Associates (Ogunquit, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Beer family family
associatedWith Beer family. family
associatedWith Bellows, Emma S. (Emma Louise Story) person
associatedWith Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970. person
associatedWith Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968. person
associatedWith Booth, Jean Bellows. person
associatedWith Brauner, Olaf M., 1869-1947. person
associatedWith Buck, Claude, 1890-1974. person
associatedWith Dale, Chester, b. 1883. person
associatedWith Durand-Ruel Galleries (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Egbert, Donald Drew, 1902-1973. person
associatedWith Folsom Galleries (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Frederick Keppel & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith George Wesley Bellows, person
associatedWith Hanna, L. C. person
associatedWith Henri, Robert, 1865-1929 person
associatedWith Kearney, Anne Bellows. person
associatedWith Kearney, Anne Bellows. person
associatedWith Klauber, Alice Ellen, 1871-1951. person
associatedWith Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. person
associatedWith Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970. person
associatedWith Mason, Lauris. person
associatedWith Milch Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1902- person
associatedWith Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Myers, Jerome, 1867-1940 person
associatedWith Ohio State University. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Page, Marie Danforth, 1869-1940. person
associatedWith Pen and Pencil Club (Columbus, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Peter A. Juley & Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Quinn, John, 1870-1924. person
associatedWith Rosen, Charles, 1878-1950. person
associatedWith Roszak, Theodore, 1907- person
associatedWith Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978 person
associatedWith Seiberling, Frank, 1908- person
associatedWith Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. person
associatedWith Sterner, Marie, 1880-1953. person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Thompson, William Oxley, 1855-1933. person
associatedWith Weichsel, John, 1870-1946. person
associatedWith Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. person
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney-Richards Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Zalesch, Saul, person
associatedWith Zeitlin, Jake, 1902-1987. person
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Painters--United States--Sources
Painting, American--20th century
Art, American
Painters--Sources
Painting, American--20th century--Exhibitions
Painting, American--20th century--Sources
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Birth 1882-08-19

Death 1925-01-08

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