Edward Hopper, ‘Night Shadows from Six American Etchings’, 1921, Print, Etching, Rago/Wright
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Night Shadows from Six American Etchings, 1921

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Note: In 1924, The New Republic, offered readers a portfolio of six original etchings with the …

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Edward Hopper
American, 1882–1967
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Edward Hopper defined 20th-century realism with his austere, eerie scenes that conveyed the alienation and isolation of modern life. Nighthawks (1942), a painting of three customers sitting at the counter of a diner late at night, is among his most famous works. The illusion of light pervades his paintings, which depict late 19th-century architecture, coastal views, and scenes of the city. Hopper’s characters, even when painted in groups, seem disconnected and lost in thought. "Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world," he said.

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Note: In 1924, The New Republic, offered readers a portfolio of six original etchings with the purchase of an annual subscription. Although the exact number is unknown the edition is speculated to be between 500-600.

Printer: Peter J. Platt, New York

6.875" x 8.25" (plate)
7.625" x 9" (sight)

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Edward Hopper
American, 1882–1967
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Edward Hopper defined 20th-century realism with his austere, eerie scenes that conveyed the alienation and isolation of modern life. Nighthawks (1942), a painting of three customers sitting at the counter of a diner late at night, is among his most famous works. The illusion of light pervades his paintings, which depict late 19th-century architecture, coastal views, and scenes of the city. Hopper’s characters, even when painted in groups, seem disconnected and lost in thought. "Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world," he said.

Edward Hopper

Night Shadows from Six American Etchings, 1921

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