F91-22 | American Art

Painting - American

George Wesley Bellows , American , American, 1882 - 1925
Frankie, the Organ Boy, 1907

Oil on canvas
Unframed: 48 1/4 x 34 1/4 inches (122.56 x 87 cm) Framed: 4 feet 11 3/4 inches x 45 3/4 inches x 2 1/2 inches (151.77 x 116.21 x 6.35 cm)

Purchase: acquired through the bequest of Ben and Clara Shlyen

Gallery Location: 217


To estate of the artist; to his widow, Emma S. Bellows; to estate of Emma S. Bellows; to (H. V. Allison & Company, New York, 1941); to Ellen and Chris Huntington, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, 1974; to (Sotheby’s, New York, 1 December 1988, lot 222); to (Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, 1990); to NAMA, 1991.

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