Craig F. Starr Gallery

George Wesley Bellows

(American, 1882 - 1925)

dempsey through the ropes by george wesley bellows

George Wesley Bellows

Dempsey Through the Ropes, 1923 - 1924

Biographie

Chronologie

1882
Born in Columbus, Ohio
1904
Studied under painter Robert Henri at the New York School of Art
1909 - 1911
Taught at the Art Students League
1913
Member of the organizing committee for the famed Armory Show
Elected a full member of the National Academy
1925
Died of peritonitis subsequent to a ruptured appendix in January
1957
The National Gallery chose the work of George Bellows as the subject for its first-ever exhibition devoted to an American artist
Attended Ohio State University