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Edward Hopper, American, 1882 - 1967

Made in United States, North and Central America


Etching (third state of three)

Plate: 7 x 5 7/8 inches (17.8 x 14.9 cm) Sheet: 11 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches (28.9 x 23.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Purchased with the Thomas Skelton Harrison Fund, 1962

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Scratching into the ground to make an etching is akin to drawing and allows the artist to make flowing, sketch-like lines. Notice the thin, nervous lines Hopper uses to describe the woman’s hand as she pulls a needle and invisible thread away from herself.