Edward Hopper

Jul 22, 1882 - May 15, 1967

Edward Hopper was an American realist painter and printmaker. While he is widely known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. His career benefited decisively from his marriage to fellow-artist Josephine Nivison, who contributed much to his work, both as a life-model and as a creative partner. Hopper was a minor-key artist, creating subdued drama out of commonplace subjects ‘layered with a poetic meaning’, inviting narrative interpretations, often unintended. He was praised for ‘complete verity’ in the America he portrayed.
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“Maybe I am not very human - what I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house.”

Edward Hopper
Jul 22, 1882 - May 15, 1967
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