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Heavy Lies the Head that Wears a Brain

A work made of black crayon, with touches of charcoal, and traces of scraping, on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of black crayon, with touches of charcoal, and traces of scraping, on cream wove paper.

Date:

c. 1922–23

Artist:

George Wesley Bellows
American, 1882-1925

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Artist

George Wesley Bellows

Title

Heavy Lies the Head that Wears a Brain

Origin

United States

Date

1922–1923

Medium

Black crayon, with touches of charcoal, and traces of scraping, on cream wove paper

Dimensions

606 × 547 mm

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Porter

Reference Number

1927.817

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