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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Cape Ann Granite

signed

signed 'Edward Hopper' (lower right)

creator

Edward Hopper (1882-1967)

exhibited

New York, Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., Paintings and Watercolors by Edward Hopper, January 21-February 2, 1929, no. 10.

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition, November 1-December 7, 1933, p. 14, no. 9, illustrated.

Chicago, Illinois, Arts Club of Chicago, Exhibition of Paintings by Edward Hopper, January 1934, no. 6.

San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Art, Contemporary Art, Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture Owned in the San Francisco Bay Region, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, January 18-February 5, 1940, no. 143, illustrated.

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition, February 11-July 2, 1950, p. 55, no. 27.

literature

Artist's ledger: Book I, 1913-63, p. 56.

R. Cortissoz, “Examples of French and American Art: Two Americans,” The New York Herald Tribune, January 27, 1929, Section 7, p. 10.

E.A. Jewell, “Group of Five, and Other Art Shows Visited,” The New York Times, January 27, 1929, Section 10, p. 19.

G.P. du Bois, Edward Hopper: American Artist Series, New York, 1931, p. 37, illustrated.

Index of Twentieth Century Artists, vol. I, New York, 1934, p. 157.

L. Goodrich, Edward Hopper, New York, 1971, p. 199, illustrated.

G. Levin, Hopper’s Places, New York, 1985, p. 52.

J. Barnitz, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Art of the Western Hemisphere, vol. II, New York, 1988, pp. 390-91, no. 259, illustrated.

G. Levin, Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. III, New York, 1995, p. 182, no. O-260, illustrated.

G. Levin, Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography, Berkeley, California, 1995, p. 217.

D. Lyons, Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work, New York, 1997, p. 29.

G. Levin, The Complete Oil Paintings of Edward Hopper, New York, 2001, p. 182, no. O-260, illustrated.

D. Ottinger, et al., Hopper, exhibition catalogue, Paris, France, 2012, p. 260.

lot_number

408

provenance

Frank K.M. Rehn, Inc., New York.

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin H. Dibblee, San Francisco, California, 1929.

Mrs. John C. Kittle, Ross, California, 1977.

Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York.

Sotheby's, New York, 3 December 1987, lot 335, sold by the above.

Acquired by the late owners from the above.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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