Joan Whalen Fine Art

George Wesley Bellows

(American, 1882–1925)

the crowd (second state, from the men like god series) by george wesley bellows

George Wesley Bellows

The Crowd (second state, from the Men Like God Series), 1923

Biography

Timeline

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