The Death of Gold

Lithographic crayon, graphite and black chalk drawing


Signed lower center in image: "Geo Bellows"
Titled center bottom margin

One of twenty-six illustrations that Bellows made for Hearst's International Magazine to accompany the serialized version of H.G. Wells novel, "Men Like Gods", December 1922 to June 1923.
An important fully finished illustration by Bellows.

Provenance HV Allison and Co., New York, label on verso
Frederick Keppel and Company, NYC label
James Lamantia (1923-2011), New Orleans and New York City

Sheet: 22 x 22"
Image: 21 x 21"