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The Journey of Youth
  • George Wesley Bellows
    born: Columbus, Ohio, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • The Journey of Youth, 1923–1924
  • The Wind Bloweth Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 68 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 2 5/8 x 7 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 95 x 200 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 25 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0220
Catalogue raisonné

A young boy at CR holding a walking stick in his right hand and a hat in his left. Lower portion of a tree trunk divides composition in half. Three (or 4?) birds fly in the middle ground near the youth. Light pouring through the trees creates highlighted diagonals of forest plant life.