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Edward Hopper, American, 1882 - 1967


Etching, printed in blue-green ink (second state of three)

Plate: 6 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (17.5 x 14.9 cm) Sheet: 10 7/16 x 8 3/4 inches (26.5 x 22.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Gift of C. K. Williams, II, 2001

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Early proofs printed in green ink exist for several of Hopper's prints, suggesting that he occasionally liked to experiment with color variation. When printing the final completed print, however, he always chose black ink. As he once explained, he preferred the darkest black ink and the brightest white paper he could find.