The Barricade, Second Stone



Signed by the artist's daughter, Jean Bellows Booth (JBB)

Edition: possibly 50

From the War Series

The 1915 Committee on Alleged German Outrages, led by Viscount James Bryce, reported that "Men and children were marched in front of the Germans to prevent the Belgian soldiers from firing."

Provenance Bellows Family Trust

Bibliography Lauris Mason; assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonne (New York: KTO Press, 1977), 62.

Jane Myers and Linda Ayres, George Bellows: The Artist and His Lithographs 1916-1924 (Ft. Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1988), 54.

Chine-collé mounted to wove paper.

Sheet: 20 3/4 x 32 3/4"
Image: 17 1/8 x 28 1/2"
Mount: 25 3/4 x 38 3/8"