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Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR
Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

Drawing for "Summer Twilight"

Details
Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
Drawing for "Summer Twilight"
signed and inscribed with title 'E. Hopper' (lower right)--inscribed 'To Ned' (lower left)
pencil on paper
8½ x 10 in. (21.6 x 25.4 cm.), image; 9¾ x 13½ in. (24.8 x 34.3 cm.), sheet
Provenance
The artist.
E.P. Jennings, gift from the above.
[With]The Downtown Gallery, New York.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, circa 1970s.
By descent to the present owner.

Lot Essay

The present work is a preliminary study for Edward Hopper's etching Summer Twilight, executed in 1920, and was a gift from the artist to his print dealer, Ned Jennings. In 1925, Jennings was instrumental in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's acquisition of fifteen of the artist's etchings.

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