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Maker(s):Bellows, George Wesley
Culture:American (1882-1925)
Title:The Sawdust Trail
Date Made:1917
Materials:Lithograph in black ink on thin ivory paper.
Measurements:sheet: 31 1/4 in x 21 3/4 in; 79.375 cm x 55.245 cm; image: 25 5/16 in x 20 in; 64.29375 cm x 50.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (pencil): No 41 ; recto, lwr. ctr. (black ink, within plate): THE SAWDUST TRAIL ; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (pencil): Geo Bellows
Accession Number:  MH 1988.14.56
Credit Line:Gift of Helene B. Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The podium of a revival meeting. A standing man directs a choir to the rear; the evangelist Billy Sunday shakes the hand of a worshipper, center left. A throng of people swooming and otherwise emotionally reacting with intensity to religion occupies the foreground.

architecture; buildings; ancient; columns; ruins; temples; people; international

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