25 May 2006
Property from an Estate
Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
Study for "Sea Watchers"
charcoal on paper
15 x 12¾ in. (38.1 x 32.4 cm.)
Executed in 1952.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1989.
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G. Levin, Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. III, New York, 1995, p. 344, fig. 348.1, illustrated.
The present work is one of four studies that Hopper executed for the oil painting Sea Watchers (1952, Private collection).
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