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Lot 12
  • 12

Edward Hopper

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
68,500 USD
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Description

  • Edward Hopper
  • Evening Wind (Z. 9; L. 77)
  • etching
  • 175 by 210 mm 6 7/8 by 8 1/4 in
  • sheet 280 by 306 mm 11 by 12 in
Etching, 1921, a rich impression with strong contrast, signed in pencil, on wove paper, framed

Provenance

Ex coll. William Gerhard Mennen and thence by descent to the current owner

Catalogue Note

Irene Mennen Hunter, a noted philanthropist and patron of the performing arts, inherited the prints from her father, William Gerhard  Mennen (1884-1968).  William was the son of Gerhard Heinrich Mennen  (1856-1902), the founder of Mennen & Co. The company, founded in 1878 most famously produced Speed Stick and Teen Spirit deodorants.

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