Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Second Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting (8 June-10 July 1922), no cat.; see The Bulletin of The Cleveland Museum of Art (June, 1922), pp. 95-102, illus. p. 106.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Memorial Exhibition of the Work of George Bellows (12 October-22 November 1925), cat. no. 7, illus. p. 48; also included introductory essays.
Columbus, The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, The George Bellows Exhibition (22 January-1 March 1931), see Bulletin of The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts (January, 1931), vol. 1, no. 1, cat. no. 269, illus. p. I, 15.
Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Museum of History, Science, and Art, Olympic Competition and Exhibition of Art (30 July-31 August 1932), cat. no. 728, illus. pages not numbered.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, American Painting & Sculpture 1862-1932 (31 October 1932-31 January 1933), cat. no. 1, listed, p. 25, not illus.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture (1 June-1 November 1933), illus. cat. no. 434, listed p. 60.
Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, A Loan Exhibition of American Paintings Since 1900 (10 December 1933-31 January 1934).
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of The Cleveland Museum of Art; The Official Art Exhibit of The Great Lakes Exposition (26 June-4 October 1936), cat. no. 346, listed p. 129-130.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Realists, 1900-1914 (9 February-5 March 1937), cat. no. 8, illus., listed p. 12.
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, An Exhibition of American Painting from 1860 Until Today (23 June-4 October 1937), cat. no. 5, listed p. 11-12, not illus.
Paris, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Trois Siècles d'art aux Etats-Unis (24 May-31 July 1938), cat. no. 5, illus. fig. 28.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Life in America: A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held During the Period of the New York World's Fair (24 April-29 October 1939), illus. cat. no. 279, p. 211.
Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto, An Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of the Canadian Red Cross and of Small Pictures by Members of The Ontario Society of Artists (15 November-15 December 1940), cat. no. 121, listed p. 26, illus. p. 24.
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Silver Jubilee Exhibition (1941), see The Bulletin of The Cleveland Museum of Art (June, 1941), pp. 87-90, illus. p. 111.
Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Museum, Art in the United States: Painting, Sculpture, Prints, Crafts (20 June-13 September 1942), illus.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Sport in American Art (10 October-10 December 1944), cat. no. 3, not illus.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, George Bellows: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints (31 January-10 March 1946), cat. no. 5, not illus.
London, The Tate Gallery, American Paintings: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day (June-July 1946), cat. no. 16, listed p. 9, not illus.
Buffalo, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Sport in Art (24 January-22 February 1948), no. 5.
Andover, MA, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, The Ring and the Glove (17 September-14 November 1948), see Bellows: The Boxing Pictures p. 76: the exhibition originated at the Museum of the City of New York, Stag was only shown at Addison and did not appear in the catalogue.
Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Milestones of American Painting in Our Century (20 January-1 March 1949); traveled to: Montreal, Art Association of Montreal (15 March-15 April 1949); Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (5 May-25 June 1949); San Francisco, M. H. de Young Museum (10 July-25 August 1949); Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum (7 September-16 October 1949); Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art (3 November-18 December 1949); cat. no. 3, listed p. 29, pp. 38-39, illus. p. 39.
Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art; traveled to: Louisville, J. B. Speed Memorial Gallery; San Francisco, M. H. de Young Musuem; Buffalo, Albright Gallery; Montreal, Art Association of Montreal; Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art; notes that the exhibition toured from 1 January-31 December, but does not give specific dates.
New York, The Century Association, Aspects of New York City Life (1 March-30 April 1950), listed in catalogue.
New York, The Century Association, Exhibition of Sporting Art (13 January-28 March 1954), listed in catalogue.
Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Art: The International Language (2 October-4 November 1956), no catalogue.
Washington, D. C., National Gallery of Art, George Bellows: A Retrospective Exhibition (19 January-24 February 1957), cat. no. 13, illus. p. 47.
Columbus, The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Paintings by George Bellows (21 March-21 April 1957), cat. no. 11, illus. front cover.
Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Four Centuries of American Art (27 November 1963-19 January 1964), cat. not numbered, illus. p. 23; listed p. 45.
St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, 200 Years of American Painting (1 April-31 May 1964), illus. cat. no. 35.
Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum, Triumph of Realism: An Exhibition of European and American Realist Paintings 1850-1910 (3 October-19 November 1967), see Bellows: The Boxing Pictures p. 76: not in catalogue and did not go on tour.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, The Painters' America: Rural and Urban Life, 1810-1910 (20 September-10 November 1974); traveled to: Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts (5 December 1974-19 January 1975); Oakland, The Oakland Museum (10 February-30 March 1975), cat. no. 6, illus. p. 132, fig. 154.
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Heritage and Horizon: American Painting 1776-1976 (6 March-11 April 1976); traveled to: Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts (5 May-13 June 1976); Toledo, The Toledo Museum of Art (4 July-15 August 1976); Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art (8 September-10 October 1976); cat. no. 38, illus.
Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, George Wesley Bellows: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints (1 April-8 May 1979); traveled to: Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Art (29 June-5 August 1979); Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center (17 September-28 October 1979); Worcester, MA, Worcester Art Museum (16 November-28 December 1979), cat. no. 12, illus. p. 23.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Bellows: The Boxing Pictures (5 September-2 January 1983), illus. cat. no. 2, plate 4, also included E. A. Carmean, Jr.'s essay "Bellows: The Boxing Paintings," pp. 27-47, illus. in article p. 32, fig. 28; listed p. 74 with small illus.
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Paintings of George Bellows (16 February-10 May 1992); traveled to: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art (5 June-30 August 1992); Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art (11 October 1992-3 January 1993); Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum (20 February-9 May 1993); illus. figs. 16, 17 in Michael Quick's essay "Technique and Theory: The Evolution of George Bellows' Painting Style," and fig. 9 in Marianne Doezema's "The 'Real' New York;" cat. not numbered.
Washington, D. C., National Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1897-1917 (17 November 1995-17 March 1996), illus. fig. 179, p. 164, also included pp. 46-48, 81-88, 156-158, 163-171, 208-210, 215-217, 220, 223.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-1950 (23 April-22 August 1999), cat. no. 174, illus. p. 92
The Cleveland Museum of Art (06/21/2005 - 09/11/2005); "CMA Highlights"
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (6/10/2012 - 10/8/2012),Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY (11/13/2012 - 2/18/2013), and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (3/16/2013): "George Bellows (1882-1925)", ex. cat. no. 17, p, 82, detail on cover and inside cover.
Columbus Museum of Art, OH (8/23/2013 - 1/4/2014): "George Bellows and the American Experience"
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (05/14/2016-09/18/2016): “Stag at Sharkey’s: George Bellows and the Art of Sports”