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Tennis Tournament (Tennis)1921
467 x 508 mm (18.4 x 20 in.)
George Wesley Bellows, American, (1882–1925)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on chine collé
Print impression quality: Excellent; printer’s ink on image, center left
Edition: ca. 63 (17/63?)
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Geo. Bellows”; signed in pencil by the printer, lower left: “Bolton Brown, imp”; inscribed by the artist in pencil, lower center: “Tennis”; inscribed in pencil (in artist’s hand?), lower left: “17”
Bibliography: Lauris Mason 71; Emma S. Bellows 189; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), 80.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1963
Accession Number: 1963.3.1
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- New England - TGN 7014203 (general region): Refers to several states settled by English colonists, including Connecticut, Maine, Massaschusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The coastline has many harbors. It is on a broad continental shelf, with forested hills inland. It was inhabited by the 9th mill. BCE; the Algonquians were here when the Europeans settled in early 17th century.
- Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
- Rhode Island - TGN 7007711
- sports - Use for games that involve a reasonable degree of individual skill and physical prowess. [June 1993 related term added. March 1993 scope note changed; related terms added; descriptor moved. February 1991 scope note added; alternate term added.]
- tournaments - Use generally for competitions in games, sports, and combat in which many contestants compete for championship in a series of elimination contests. Use specifically for contests of mock combat engaged in by two groups of combatants, either mounted on horseback or on foot. They were traditional events among European aristocracy from Medieval times into the 17th century. [March 1993 related term added. December 1992 scope note added; lead-in term added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
- image Dimensions: 467 x 508 mm (18.4 x 20 in.)
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