East Side Interior

Edward Hopper American

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In a New York interior, a woman looks up from her sewing machine to gaze out an open window, the heat suggested by the loosened neck of her dress. Hopper had returned to New York from Paris in 1910 and took up etching when his paintings failed to find buyers, producing about 70 prints between 1915 and 1923. In addition to men and women experiencing the distinct fabric of his new home town, the artist evoked memories of France and explored rural and coastal landscapes in Maine and Massachusetts. After Hopper received two awards for his prints in 1923—the Logan Prize from the Chicago Society of Etchers and the W. A. Bryan Prize—he refocused his energies on painting, but often returned to subjects he had used etching to shape.

East Side Interior, Edward Hopper (American, Nyack, New York 1882–1967 New York), Etching

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