EDWARD HOPPER Sheet of Studies with Men in Hats and a Saloon Keeper.
Pen and ink on pencil on wove paper, circa 1900-05. 203x126 mm; 8x5 inches. Inscribed "From Life" in ink, upper left recto.
Provenance: Estate of the artist, New York; Josephine N. Hopper, the artist's widow, New York; Reverend and Mrs. Arthayer R. Sanborn, Nyack; Alexander Gallery, New York; Kennedy Galleries, Inc., 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; "A Window into Edward Hopper," Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, May 28-September 11, 2011.
Published: Edward Hopper (1882-1967): Early Impressions, Provincetown, 2010, catalogue number 30 (illustrated); Troyen, A Window into Edward Hopper, Cooperstown, 2011, page 21, figure 10 (illustrated).
Hopper (1882-1967) revisited the figure of the man in a vest and shirt with sleeve garters, the central figure in this sheet of studies, in his oil painting, Sunday, 1926.