Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

Study for "The City"

Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
Study for "The City"
charcoal on paper
7¼ x 10 in. (18.4 x 25.4 cm.), image size; 8½ x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.), sheet size
Executed circa 1927.
The artist, until 1967.
Jo Hopper, wife of the artist.
Reverend and Mrs. Arthayer R. Sanborn, Nyack, New York, until 1987.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1987.
G. Levin, Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. III, New York, 1995, p. 170, fig. 252.1, illustrated.
Melborne, Florida, Brevard Art Center, n.d.
Daytona Beach, Florida, Museum of Arts and Science, n.d.
Lakeland, Florida, Polk Public Museum, n.d.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Louisiana State University Art Gallery, n.d.
Columbus, Georgia, The Columbus Museum, n.d.
Tifton, Georgia, Art Experiment Station, n.d.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Wilkes Art Gallery, n.d.
Madison, Georgia, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, n.d.
Pensacola, Florida, Pensacola Museum, n.d.
Paducah, Kentucky, Paducah Art Guild Gallery, n.d.
Shreveport, Louisiana, Meadows Museum, n.d.
Louisville, Kentucky, Louisville Art Gallery, Edward Hopper: The Early Years, 1980-83, no. 52d.
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Edward Hopper: Early and Late, Drawings, Watercolors, and Paintings, March 14-April 18, 1987, no. 43.

Lot Essay

The present work is related to the oil painting The City, 1927, currently in the collection of the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona. Depicted in the work are the arched windows of a building located on Washington Square, New York, which is featured in the painting.

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