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Billy Sunday - -1921, Lithograph.

Mason 143. Edition 53. Signed and titled in pencil. Signed in the stone, bottom center. Signed by the printer in pencil Bolton Brown imp in the bottom left margin.

Image size 9 x 16 1/4 inches (216 x 270 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 21 7/8 inches (238 x 305 mm).

A superb impression, on cream wove Japan, with full margins (2 3/4 to 3 5/8 inches). Soft creasing in the outer margins, well away from the image, otherwise in excellent condition.

Provenance: H.V. Allison and Company, with their label on the original mat back.

Cover illustration for American Master Prints from the Betty and Douglas Duffy Collection, the Trust for Museum Exhibitions, Washington, D.C., 1987.
Exhibited: The George Bellows Exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925; George Bellows: A Ringside Seat, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, 2006; The Powerful Hand of George Bellows, The Frick, 2007;Pressed In Time: American Prints 1905-1950, The Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, 2007-2008. An American Pluse, The Lithographs of George Bellows, San Diego Museum of Art, 2008.

Collections: BPL, MMA, MAM, SDMA.

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