The Return of the Useless



Signed in pencil by the artist's daughter, Jean Bellows Booth (J.B.B.)

Annotated in pencil lower left: "No. 29"

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."

Provenance Bellows Family Trust

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.

Very rich impression

Sheet: 25 x 30 7/16"
Image: 19 7/8 x 21 1/2"