Posts Tagged ‘Paintings New York 1909’

Summer night enchantment on Riverside Drive

June 9, 2014

Ashcan School painter and social realist George Bellows recreates the magic and mystery of one moment in time from a summer’s night in 1909.

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What a glow from both the street lamp and the moonlight! The light and colors are similar to this Bellows’ painting, done in 1920 closer to his home turf inside Gramercy Park.