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House of the Foghorn, I

Artist:
Edward Hopper (American, Nyack, New York 1882–1967 New York)
Date:
1927
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 20 in. (35.2 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Elizabeth Amis Cameron Blanchard, 1956
Accession Number:
56.216
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed (lower right): Edward Hopper/ Two Lights
Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Paintings by 19 Living Americans," December 13, 1929–January 12, 1930, no. 32 (as "House of the Fog Horn," lent by Mrs. John O. Blanchard, New York.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Edward Hopper: Retrospective Exhibition," October 30–December 8, 1933, no. 43 (lent by Mrs. John Osgood Blanchard, New York).

Arts Club of Chicago. "Exhibition of Paintings by Edward Hopper," January 2–16, 1934, no. 28 (lent by Mrs. John Osgood Blanchard, New York).

Pittsburgh, Pa. Carnegie Museum of Art. "Edward Hopper: An Exhibition of Paintings, Water Colors and Etchings," March 11–April 25, 1937, no. 68 (as "House of the Fog Horn–No. 1," lent by Mrs. John Osgood Blanchard).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition," February 11–March 26, 1950, no. 93 (as "House of the Fog Horn, I," lent by Mrs. John Osgood Blanchard).

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition," April 13–May 14, 1950, no. 93.

Detroit Institute of Arts. "Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition," June 4–July 2, 1950, no. 93.

Marseille. Musée Cantini. "Edward Hopper," June 23–September 24, 1989, unnumbered cat (p. 69).

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.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Edward Hopper," May 6–August 19, 2007, no. 44.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Edward Hopper," September 16, 2007–January 21, 2008, no. 44.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Edward Hopper," February 16–May 11, 2008, no. 44.

Alfred H. Barr Jr. in "Edward Hopper." Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1933, pp. 14–15, pl. 43.

"Additions to the Collections." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 16 (October 1957), p. 62, calls it "House of the Foghorn".

Henry Geldzahler. "Edward Hopper." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (November 1962), p. 114-15, fig. 3.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, p. 79, ill. p. 77, calls it "House of the Fog Horn".

Celia S. Martin. "Edward Hopper, "House of the Foghorn, No. 3"." Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37 (Spring 1980), pp. 20-21, fig. 1.

Gail Levin. Hopper's Places. New York, 1985, p. 30.

Gail Levin. Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné. Vol. 2, Watercolors. New York, 1995, p. 154, no. W-185, ill.

Carol Troyen et al. Edward Hopper. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, 2007, pp. 98, 248, no. 44, ill. p. 100 (color).



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