The Germans Arrive or Made in Germany
Signed by the artist's daughter, Jean Bellows Booth (JBB)
Annotated in pencil lower left: "No. 66"
Edition: possibly 70
From the War Series
According to Mason, this print was used as an advertisement for U. S. Government Bonds Fourth Liberty Loan, which appeared on the inside back cover of Collier's Magazine, September 28, 1918.
Provenance Bellows Family Trust
Lauris Mason; assisted by Joan Ludman, The Lithographs of George Bellows: A Catalogue Raisonne (New York: KTO Press, 1977), 59.
Jane Myers and Linda Ayres, George Bellows: The Artist and His Lithographs 1916-1924 (Ft. Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1988), p. 61.
Chine-collé mounted to wove paper. A dark, rich impression. Slight wrinkling in the lower left margin.
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 27 3/4"
Image: 15 3/4 x 25 7/8"
Mount: 24 7/8 x 38 1/8"