EDWARD HOPPER (1882-1967)
EDWARD HOPPER (1882-1967)
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EDWARD HOPPER (1882-1967)

Two Puritans

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EDWARD HOPPER (1882-1967)
Two Puritans
signed ‘Edward Hopper’ (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1945
Provenance
Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York (acquired from the artist).
Mark Sugarman, South Coatesville, Pennsylvania (acquired from the above, 1947).
Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York.
William E. Leistner, Long Island.
Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York.
George Mladanich, New Haven.
Olga Knoepke, Connecticut (1962).
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York (1987).
Barbra Streisand, California (acquired from the above, 1987).
Martha Parrish & James Reinish, Inc., New York and Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis (acquired from the above, 2000).
Private collection (acquired from the above, 2002).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2015.
Literature
Artist’s ledger: Book III, 1924-1967, p. 15.
G. Levin, Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist, New York, 1980, pp. 44-45 and 50 (illustrated in color, p. 184, pl. 231).
R. Elovich, “Current and Forthcoming Exhibitionsin The Burlington Magazine, February 1981, vol. 123, p. 111.
G. Pellegrini, “Edward Hopper tra realismo e metafisica” in Bollettino d’Arte, April-June 1982, p. 150 (illustrated, p. 149, fig. 7).
G. Levin, Hopper, New York, 1984, p. 79 (illustrated in color, p. 86).
G. Levin, Hopper’s Places, New York, 1985, p. 12.
R. Smith, “Review/Art; The Real World and Edward Hopper” in The New York Times, 28 October 1988, Section C, p. 26.
G. Levin, Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1995, vol. III, p. 310, no. O-331 (illustrated in color, p. 311).
G. Levin, Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography, New York, 1995, p. 381.
D. Lyons, Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work, New York, 1997, pp. 22 and 72.
V.M. Mecklenburg, Edward Hopper: The Watercolors, exh. cat., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1999, pp. 162 and 170, note 33.
G. Levin, The Complete Oil Paintings of Edward Hopper, New York, 2001, p. 310, no. O-331 (illustrated in color, p. 311).
R.G. Renner, Hopper, 1882-1967: Transformation of the Real, Los Angeles, 2006, pp. 41-42.
C. Steinle, Schmalix, exh. cat., Neue Galerie, Graz, 2007, p. 33 (illustrated, fig. XIX).
W. Wells, Silent Theater: The Art of Edward Hopper, New York, 2007, pp. 180 and 185 (illustrated in color, p. 178, fig. 127).
C.E. Foster, Western Motel: Edward Hopper and Contemporary Art, exh. cat., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 2008, pp. 111 and 280 (illustrated in color, p. 113, fig. 15).
G. Souter, Edward Hopper: Light and Dark, New York, 2012, p. 159.
G. Theisen, Staying Up Much Too Late: Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and the Dark Side of the American Psyche, New York, 2013, pp. 30-31 and 106.
Exhibited
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Edward Hopper, September-November 1964, p. 65, no. 48.
Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Amerika: Traum und Depression 1920/40, November-December 1980, p. 155, no. 196a (illustrated).
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Edward Hopper: Light Years, October-November 1988, p. 37, no. 56 (illustrated in color, p. 4).
London, Tate Modern and Cologne, Museum Ludwig, Edward Hopper, May 2004-January 2005, pp. 41, 188, and 247 (illustrated in color, p. 189).
Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Hopper, June 2012-January 2013, p. 339, no. 141 (illustrated in color, p. 218).
Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Edward Hopper, May-September 2020, p. 143 (illustrated in color, p. 113).
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