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Five Cows

Artist:
George Bellows (American, Columbus, Ohio 1882–1925 New York)
Date:
1919
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 24 1/8 in. (50.8 x 61.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margaret Seligman Lewisohn, in memory of her husband, Sam A. Lewisohn, 1954
Accession Number:
54.143.5
Not on view
[James St. L. O'Toole, New York]; Adolph Lewisohn, New York (by 1929–d. 1938); his son and daughter in law, Sam A. and Margaret Seligman Lewisohn, New York (1938–his d. 1951); Margaret Seligman Lewisohn, New York (1951–d. 1954; her bequest to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lewisohn Collection," November 2–December 2, 1951, no. 2.

Norwich, Conn. Slater Memorial Museum. "A Survey of American Art," February 4–25, 1968, no. 21.

Queens, N.Y. Queens Museum. "The Artist's Menagerie: Five Millennia of Animals in Art," June 29–August 25, 1974, no. 114 (dated c. 1917-19).

The Queens Museum. "Cows," July 17–September 12, 1976, no. 6.

Emma S. Bellows. The Paintings of George Bellows. New York, 1929, pl. 85, lists it in the collection of Adolph Lewisohn, New York.

Peyton Boswell, Jr. George Bellows. New York, 1942, ill. p. 112, dates it 1917 and lists it in the Lewisohn Collection, New York.

Donald Braider. George Bellows and the Ashcan School of Painting. Garden City, N.Y., 1971, p. 121.



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