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Tennis at Newport  1919

by George Bellows

Renowned for his paintings of clandestine boxing matches, Bellows also depicted leisure-time pursuits of the wealthy. He painted Tennis at Newport in his New York studio from sketches he had made the previous summer. The annual tennis tournament at the Newport Casino in Rhode Island was an important sporting event and social occasion. Bellows’s painting emphasizes the sett...
40 x 43 1/4 in. (101.6 x 109.9 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art