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Edward Hopper (* 22 July 1882 in Nyack, New York; † 15 May 1967 in New York City, New York) was an American Realist painter and printmaker. While he is best known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient in etching as a watercolorist and graphic artist. His career benefited significantly from his marriage to fellow artist Josephine Nivison, who contributed much to his work both as a life model and as a creative partner. Hopper was a minor-key artist who created muted drama from everyday subjects layered with poetic meaning, often inviting unintended narrative interpretation. He was praised for the "utter truth" in the America he portrayed.


Edward Hopper


Oil on canvas, 84,1 x 152,4 cm
  The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA 
 Friends of American Art Collection
 © akg-images
 Edward Hopper © Bildrecht, Wien 2021

195 | Nighthawks (Nachtschwärmer), 1942

Oil on canvas, 74,9 x 109,9 cm
 Th e Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
 © Fine Art Images – ARTOTHEK
 Edward Hopper © Bildrecht, Wien 2021

196 | The Lighthouse at Two Lights (Leuchtturm mit zwei Lichtern), 1929

Oil on canvas, 81,3 x 96,5 cm
 Private Collection
 © Christie‘s Images / Bridgeman Images
 Edward Hopper © Bildrecht, Wien 2021

197 | Chop Suey, 1929



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