Edward Hopper (American, Nyack, New York 1882–1967 New York)
Watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper
13 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (35.2 x 50.2 cm)
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed (lower right): Edward Hopper/ Charlotte S.C.
Roslyn Harbor, N. Y. Nassau County Museum of Art. "Landscape of America: The Hudson River School to Abstract Expressionism," November 10, 1991–February 9, 1992, unnumbered cat. (p. 47).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Edward Hopper," April 18–August 17, 1996, no catalogue.
Washington, D. C. National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors," October 22, 1999–January 3, 2000.
Montgomery, Ala. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. "Edward Hopper: The Watercolors," January 30–March 26, 2000.
Charleston, S. C. Gibbes Museum of Art. "Edward Hopper in Charleston," May 26–August 13, 2006, unnumbered cat. (fig. 6).
Henry Geldzahler. "Departmental Accessions." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (July 1, 1974 - June 30, 1975), p. 76, calls it "Charlotte, South Carolina".
Gail Levin. Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné. Vol. 2, Watercolors. New York, 1995, p. 191, no. W-222, ill. (color) [reprinted as "The Complete Watercolors of Edward Hopper," 2001].
Deborah Lyons. "Record Books I, II, III, V." Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work. New York, 1997, p. 33, artist notes this work was delivered to the Rehn Gallery on May 25, 1929 and purchased by Leslie Green Sheafer the same month.
Virginia M. Mecklenburg with Margaret Lynne Ausfeld inEdward Hopper: The Watercolors. Exh. cat., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. New York, 1999, pp. 88, 158, 171n39, fig. 94 (color), ill. p. 158, notes the similarities to Winslow Homer's watercolors of the Bahamas and Cuba.
Angela D. Mack. Edward Hopper in Charleston. Exh. cat., Gibbes Museum of Art. Charleston, S.C., 2006, pp. 7–8, fig. 6 (color).
Gail Levin. Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography. 2nd rev. ed. [1st ed., 1995]. New York, 2007, p. 222.
Bonnie Tocher Clause. Edward Hopper in Vermont. Hanover, N.H., 2012, pp. 27–28.