Little Girl in White (Queenie Burnett)  1907

by George Bellows

Advised by his friend and teacher Robert Henri to select subjects that reflected the realism of modern urban life, George Bellows portrayed the recreational activities of New York City’s lower-class children in such paintings as River Rats (1906, private collection), and Forty-two Kids (1907). In 1907 he painted two full-length portraits of individual children: Little Girl...
158 x 87 cm (62 3/16 x 34 1/4 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington