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Emma and Her Children

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Although he did not exhibit with the Manhattan painters called the Eight, who showed their works together at the Macbeth Gallery, George Bellows shared their realist philosophy, ideals that had earned them the nickname “the Ashcan School.” Like them, Bellows concentrated on urban New York...

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Provenance

1923, the artist; 1925, by inheritance, Emma (Mrs. George) Bellows, N.Y.; 1925, the Boston Art Club; 1925, partial purchase and gift of the Boston Art Club to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 24, 1925)

Credit Line

Gift of Subscribers and by purchase from the John Lowell Gardner Fund

1923

Dimensions

150.49 x 166.05 cm (59 1/4 x 65 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.105

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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