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    Artist Name:

    Edward Hopper

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    American, 1882–1967


    Foreshore-Two Lights




    Watercolor on paper


    Support/Overall: 13 5/8 x 19 7/8in. (34.6 x 50.5cm) Framed/Mounted: 22 1/4 x 28 1/4 x 1in. (56.5 x 71.8 x 2.5cm)

    Credit Line:

    Purchase with Henry B. Scott Fund

    Accession Number:


    Currently Not on View
    Edward Hopper’s early training with Robert Henri at the New York School of Art from 1900 to 1906 led him to paint realistic scenes of urban and rural America. In 1924 a successful gallery exhibition in New York enabled him to give up commercial work altogether and concentrate fully on painting. Hopper depicted his favored subjects—cityscapes, landscapes, and room interiors—solemnly, in carefully composed compositions that seem timeless and frozen but are animated by the effects of natural and artificial light.

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