The Return of the Useless
(1918) Lithograph Print
25 x 30-3/8 inches
63.5 x 77 cm.
Image: 19-7/8 x 21-1/2"
Edition: at least 72
From the War Series
Very similar to Bellows' illustration for "Belgium: The Crowning Crime" in the December, 1918 issue of "Everybody's Magazine."
Signed in pencil by the artist's daughter, Jean Bellows Booth (J.B.B.)
Annotated in pencil lower left: "No. 27"
Bibliography: Lauris Mason; assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonne (New York: KTO Press, 1977), 67
Jane Myers and Linda Ayres, George Bellows: The Artist and His Lithographs 1916-1924 (Ft. Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1988), p. 179
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