Jun 30, 2022 - Sale 2611

Sale 2611 - Lot 16

Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
One of the Preobrajenski Regiment.

Pen and ink on wove paper, circa 1900. 189x113 mm; 7 1/4x4 inches. Titled in ink, lower recto.

Provenance: Estate of the artist, New York; Josephine N. Hopper, the artist's widow, New York; Reverend and Mrs. Arthayer R. Sanborn, Nyack; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, with the label; private collection, New York; private collection, Pennsylvania.

Exhibited: "Edward Hopper: The Early Years," September 6, 1982-August 31, 1983, various institutions, organized by the Brevard Art Center and Museum for the Southern Arts Federation Visual Arts Touring Program; "Edward Hopper (1882-1967): Early Impressions," Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts, May 21-July 4, 2010, and Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, July 30-September 5, 2010; "A Window into Edward Hopper," Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, May 28-September 11, 2011.

Published: Edward Hopper: The Early Years, Melbourne, Florida, 1982, catalogue number 15d; Edward Hopper (1882-1967): Early Impressions, Provincetown, 2010, catalogue number 42 (illustrated); Troyen, A Window into Edward Hopper, Cooperstown, 2011, page 22, figure 12 (illustrated).

The Preobrazhensky (or Preobrajenski) Life-Guards Regiment was one of the oldest and most elite guard units of the Imperial Russian Army.