The Mouth of Honey
(1922) Lithographic crayon and mixed media on paper mounted to paper Drawing
10 7/8 x 9 5/8" (27.60 x 24.40 cm)
From Donn Byrne's novel "The Wind Bloweth," as published in "The Century Magazine" Volume 104, no. 2 (June, 1922), p. 249. "The Mouth of Honey" is Part III of the novel, and the third installment as serialized in the magazine. Unlike some of the other illustrations Bellows did for "The Wind Bloweth," this drawing was not made into a print, and remains unique.
Initialed by the artist "GB" bottom center on image
Provenance: Keppel & Co., New York-Their original price of $100.00 in pencil on mount, lower left corner recto