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Base Hospital (Second Stone)
Base Hospital No. 2
From the series War

George Bellows, American, 1882 - 1925

Date:
1918

Medium:
Lithograph

Dimensions:
Image: 17 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches (44.5 x 34 cm) Sheet: 25 13/16 x 18 7/8 inches (65.5 x 48 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1980-52-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the SmithKline Beckman Corporation Fund, 1980

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Label:
Appalled by the horrors of World War I, Bellows began a series of lithographs on stone in 1918 that eventually comprised seventeen prints (the last appeared at the end of 1918, a month after the signing of the armistice). As its title indicates, this print is a revision of an earlier lithograph that was abandoned. In both prints a physician works on the shoulder of a wounded soldier in a dressing station set up inside a cathedral.