Mother and Children (June Again), Second State
(1916) Lithograph Print
13 x 13 inches (33.1 x 32.9 cm.)
Image: 11-1/8 x 11-1/4" (28.26 x 28.58 cm.)
Edition: 68 (probably both states combined)
Bellows created this print during a summer stay in Ogunquit, Maine. Although Bellows preferred the Coast, Emma would not stay by the ocean with its threat of German submarines.
This image was reproduced in "The Masses" in June, 1917 under the title "June Again."
Signed and titled in pencil by the artist
Annotated "No. 41" in pencil lower left
Normal waviness for impressions on thin japon paper; very soft folds in the image
Provenance: H. V. Allison Co., New York, NY
Providence Health Foundation, Washington, D. C.
Bibliography: Lauris Mason; assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonné (New York: KTO Press, 1977), 16.
Jane Myers and Linda Ayres, George Bellows: The Artist and His Lithographs 1916-1924 (Ft. Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1988), 143.
Lauris Mason assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonné, Revised edition (San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1992), ii/II.
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