Lot 18: GEORGE BELLOWS | Old Barn, Shady Valley
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas. Canvas is not lined. SURFACE: in good condition; mild craquelure in more thinly painted areas (sky). UNDER UV: No apparent inpainting.
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Estate of the artist, 1925
Emma S. Bellows, the artist's wife
H.V. Allison & Co., New York (acquired from the estate of the above in 1959)
Chapellier Gallery, New York, 1980
Private Collection, Los Angeles
Fluor Corporation, California
Sale: Christie's, New York, December 4, 1996, lot 241
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Dimensions: 16 3/4 by 23 3/4 inches
Medium: oil on canvas