The Life Class New York, 1917 Lithograph 354 x 494 mm The Life Class was one of a series of lithographs that Bellows produced with the printer George Miller. It may have been based on drawings made much earlier in his career, and it certainly relates to an earlier time. The potbelly stove and other … Read more
Idealised nudes from mythological and religious scenes contrast with uncompromising, and occasionally grotesque, studies of the human form. Complementing the major exhibition Bellows and the Body, this display includes stylistically diverse works from a broad time period, with drawings and prints by artists such as Tiepolo, William Orpen, and a recently acquired nude study by Augustus John.
The Real, the Ideal and the Nude In February 2015 the Barber announced an important new acquisition – Nude, Miss Bentham (1906), an early masterpiece by one of the most significant American painters of the early 20th century. This compelling nude study is only the second painting by George Bellows (1882 – 1925) in a … Read more