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Elsie, Emma and Marjorie, Second Stone

George Wesley Bellows

American Art

Eugene and Elsie Speicher and Robert and Marjorie Henri were close friends of George and Emma Bellows’s and appear often in lithographs that Bellows made in 1921. Here the women enjoy an intimate conversation on the settee in the Bellowses’ sitting room, while the husbands converse in the background. One of the most talented of Henri’s students, Bellows quickly became a popular member of the Henri circle. Speicher (1883–1962) was another Henri student who had become a successful portraitist.
MEDIUM Lithograph on thin gray China paper
DATES 1921
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 13 x 15 9/16 in. (33 x 39.5 cm) Image: 11 3/8 x 13 7/8 in. (28.9 x 35.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Bolton Brown impression
SIGNATURE Signed, "Geo Bellows" in pencil, lower right corner
CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION George Wesley Bellows (American, 1882–1925). Elsie, Emma and Marjorie, Second Stone, 1921. Lithograph on thin gray China paper, Sheet: 13 x 15 9/16 in. (33 x 39.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 25.148 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.148_bw.jpg)
EDITION Edition: 64
IMAGE overall, 25.148_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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