George Wesley Bellows
(1882 - 1925)
George Wesley Bellows was active/lived in New York, Ohio. George Bellows is known for genre, portrait, and street-landscape painting.
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Born in Columbus, Ohio, George Bellows was a major American artist of
the early 20th century, known for his paintings of boxing match figures
and for his lithographs, numbering nearly two hundred, of his
paintings. He became an instructor in New York at the Art
Students League and at the Art Institute of Chicago.
graduated from Ohio State University in 1903 and then attended the New
York School of Art where he studied with Robert Henri, Kenneth Hayes
Miller, and Hardesty Gilmore Maratta. Henri inspired him to treat
urban subjects in a realist, painterly manner, and between 1906 and
1913, he produced a number of scenes from New York life that defined
his fine arts career. In 1908, he won a prize at the
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