Jun 30, 2022 - Sale 2611

Sale 2611 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
Portrait of a Gentleman.

Pen and ink and pencil on wove paper, circa 1900-05. 237x194 mm; 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto.

Provenance: Estate of the artist, New York; Josephine N. Hopper, the artist's widow, New York; Reverend and Mrs. Arthayer R. Sanborn, Nyack; private collection, New York; private collection, Pennsylvania.

Exhibited: "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.

Published: Edward Hopper (1882-1967): Early Impressions, Provincetown, 2010, catalogue number 8 (illustrated).

Hopper (1882-1967) made numerous similar pen and ink portrait studies around the turn-of-the century, while he was progressing toward working professionally as a freelance illustrator, many of which are now in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (Josephine N. Hopper Bequest).