The Boardwalk (The Merry-Go-Round)

George Wesley Bellows, American, 1882 - 1925

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about 1915

Black, salmon, and blue crayon and tan wash over graphite on slightly textured cream wove (Natoma) paper

Sheet: 16 1/8 × 21 15/16 in. (40.9 × 55.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of A. Conger Goodyear

D.940.20

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower right: George W. Bellows / ESB; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: The Board Walk; lower left margin: 700.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: The Merry go Round / EB watermark: Natoma

Course History

SART 20/SART 71, Drawing II/Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Spring 2015

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II/III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2014

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Spring 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2013

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Fall 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Jennifer Caine, Spring 2013

SART 15, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Winter 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 30, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Works on Paper by American Urban Realists, [American Works on Paper wall], Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July-October, 2010.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Memorial Exhibition of the Work of George Bellows, 1882-1925, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, no. 3 under Catalog of Drawings, January 10-February 19, 1926.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Light in Art, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), December 2, 1977-January 29, 1978.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 28, 1989.

Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Goodyear, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January-March, 1928.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 44-45.

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.8.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 34, 138, 262-263, ill. p. 34, fig. 33, 139, no. 39.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 140, no. 112.

"Memorial Exhibition of the Works of George Bellows, 1882-1925," Buffalo: Albright Art Gallery, 1926, Catalog of Drawings, p. 3, no. 13.

Provenance

Milch Gallery, New York; sold to A. Conger Goodyear (1877-1964), Buffalo, New York, 1925; given to present collection, 1940.

Catalogue Raisonne

Goodyear: 264

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