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Two Comedians by EDWARD HOPPER

EDWARD HOPPER

(AMERICAN, 1882 - 1967)

Two Comedians , 1966

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

29.02 in. (73.70 cm.) (height) by 40.00 in. (101.60 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed EDWARD HOPPER (lower left)

Exhibited:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute,. 1967 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture , October 1967-January 1968, no. 265, illustrated, n.p. New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; London, Hayward Gallery; Amsterdam, Netherlands, Stedelijk Museum; Düsseldorf, Germany, Städtische Kunsthalle; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,. Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist, September 1980-February 1982, p. 55, illustrated pp. 56, 250. New York, Gagosian Gallery,. Edward Hopper: Paintings , October-November 1993, pp. 46, 47, illustrated p. 47. London, England, Tate Modern; Cologne, Germany, Museum Ludwig,. Edward Hopper , May 2004-January 2005, pp. 44, 58, illustrated fig. 50, pp. 222-23. Paris, France, Grand Palais,. Edward Hopper , October 2012-January 2013, n.p

Literature:

Lloyd Goodrich,. Edward Hopper , New York, 1971, p. 154, illustrated p. 156. James R. Mellow, The World of Edward Hopper,. The New York Times Magazine , September 5, 1971, p. 23, illustrated p. 18. Bryan Robertson, Hopper's Theater,. The New York Review of Books, vol. 17, December 16, 1971, p. 39. Avis Berman, A Master Artist and the Secret of His Past,. The Sun , Baltimore, Maryland, October 28, 1979, section D, p. 3. Gail Levin, Edward Hopper, Francophile. , Arts Magazine, vol. 53, June 1979, p. 119, illustrated fig. 34. Gail Levin,. Edward Hopper: As Illustrator, New York, 1979, pp. 44, 46, illustrated fig. 55. Ann Barry, The Full Range of Edward Hopper,. The New York Times , September 21, 1980, section 2, p. 29 illustrated. Bruce Duff Hooton, America's Creative Realist,. Horizon, vol. 23, September 1980, p. 54. Gail Levin, Edward Hopper: The Influence of Theatre and Film,. Arts Magazine , vol. 55, October 1980, pp. 124-25, illustrated fig. 24. Gail Levin, Hopper, un gigante del realismo Americano: l'America e sola al mondo,. Bolaffiarte, October 1980, p. 48, illustrated pp. 42, 43. James Monte, Edward Hopper: An American Original-the Art. , Museum Magazine , vol. 1, September/October 1980, p. 68. Ronald Paulson, Edward Hopper and Some Precursors,. Bennington Review , December 1980, p. 71, illustrated p. 64. Curt Truninger, Edward Hopper Retrospective in New Yorker Whitney Museum,. Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, November 8, 1980, p. 3, illustrated. Patricia Turner, Consistency of Edward Hopper Evident at Whitney,. Courier-News , Bridgewater, New Jersey, September 26, 1980, p. B-1. The Arts Council of Great Britain, London,. Edward Hopper 1882-1967 , 1981, p. 61. Louis Cooke, Edward Hopper Exhibit,. P.S ., January 14, 1981, p. 20. William Feaver, The Painter of Lonely Streets and Heartbreak Hotels,. London Observer, February 1, 1981, p. 32. Raimund Hoghe, Menschen auf Distanz. , Die Zeit, Hamburg, West Germany, July 17, 1981, p. 35, illustrated. Gail Levin, Editor's Statement,. Art Journal , vol. 41, Summer 1981, p. 116, illustrated fig. 1. Gail Levin, Hopper's America,. Bijutsu Techo , vol. 33, March 1981, illustrated fig. 28, n.p. Michael McGuinness, Canvases of Light and Life,. Metro Magazine , December 1981/January 1982, p. 13. Verena Von Korff, Das Leben-Ein Wartesaal,. Frankfurter Neue Presse , July 30, 1981, p. 9. Gail Levin. , Edward Hopper , New York, 1984, pp. 79, 80, illustrated p. 90. Morton Manilla, Edward Hopper: The Religion of the Ego,. C , no. 8, Winter 1985, p. 28, illustrated. . The Great Artists: Their Lives, Works and Inspiration, Part 88: Hopper , London, 1986, p. 2791. Robert Hobbs,. Edward Hopper , New York, 1987, p. 146, illustrated p. 147. Gail Levin,. Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné , New York, 1995, vol. III, no. O-366, p. 380, illustrated p. 381. Gail Levin,. Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography , Los Angeles, California, 1995, pp. 572-74, illustrated p. 573. Deborah Lyons, Adam Weinberg and Julie Grau,. Edward Hopper and the American Imagination, London, 1995, illustrated p. 28. Deborah Lyons,. Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work, New York, 1997, p. 89, illustrated. Virginia M. Mecklenburg,. Edward Hopper: The Watercolors , Washington, D.C., 1999, p. 165. Patricia McDonnell,. On the Edge of Your Seat: Popular Theater and Film in Early Twentieth Century American Art , New Haven, Connecticut, 2002, p. 140. Gerry Souter,. Edward Hopper: Light and Dark , New York, 2007, illustrated pp. 224, 225. Walter Wells,. Silent Theatre: The Art of Edward Hopper , London, 2007, pp. 16, 166, 187, 233, 235, 236, illustrated p. 241. Gerald Matt,. Western Motel: Edward Hopper and Contemporary Art, Nuremberg, Germany, 2008, pp. 38, 40, illustrated fig. 14, p. 40. Carter E. Foster, ed.,. Edward Hopper , Milan, Italy, 2009, no. 44, p. 83, illustrated p. 85. Carter E. Foster,. Hopper Drawing , New York, 2013, p. 121

Provenance:

[With]Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York. [With]M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York. Mr. and Mrs. Irving Felt, New York (probably acquired from the above). [With]Peter H. Davidson & Co., Inc., New York. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sinatra, Rancho Mirage, California, 1972 (probably acquired from the above). Acquired by the present owner from the above,. circa 1995

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