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Irish Grandmother

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George Wesley Bellows, American, (1882–1925)
Irish Grandmother, 1923
Ink on Paper
12 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (30.8 cm x 24.5 cm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Lithography
Credit Line: Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Accession Number: 0334


Alternate Title: Untitled

Bibliography
Lauris Mason, "The Lithographs of George Bellows, A Catalog Raisonné," KTO Press, New York, 1977.

Commentary
Old woman with bonnet holding a book and a cane. Proof impression.
Detailled study, with no background; attempts to illustrate the dignity of old age.
Produced for possible inclusion into a set of sixteen drawings made to illustrate the novel "The Wind Bloweth" by Donn Byrne, commissioned in early 1922 by Century Magazine. Not included in the book, and later worked into a lithograph.

Medium
Black ink on off-white paper; lithography.

Object Description
Old woman with bonnet holding a book and a cane. Detailled study, with no background; attempts to illustrate the dignity of old age.

Provenance
Unknown.

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