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Edward Hopper

The Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Auction Closed

May 17, 10:38 PM GMT

Estimate

500,000 - 700,000 USD

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Sold by the Whitney Museum of American Art to Support Future Acquisitions

Edward Hopper

1882 - 1967


The Battery, Charleston, S.C.

signed Edward Hopper / Charleston, S.C. (lower right)

watercolor, pencil and chalk on paper

13⅞ by 19⅞ in.

35.2 by 50.5 cm.

Executed in 1929.

Josephine N. Hopper (acquired by descent from the artist in 1967)
Acquired by bequest from the estate of the above in 1970 by the present owner
Gail Levin, Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, New York 1995, no. W-226, p. 195, illustrated
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Palm Beach, The Society of the Four Arts; Fort Worth Art Museum; La Jolla Museum of Art; Sacramento, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery; Seattle Art Museum; Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Athens, Georgia Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art; Madison, Wisconsin, Elvehjem Art Center; Toledo Museum of Art; Fort Lauderdale Museum of the Arts & Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Edward Hopper: Selections from the Hopper Bequest, 1971-74, no. 63, pp. 39 and 64, illustrated
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Edward Hopper: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, 1974
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Tradition and Modernism in American Art, 1900-1930, 1979
San Jose Museum of Art; Newport, Wales, Newport Museum and Art Gallery; Edinburgh, The Fruit Market Gallery; Münster, Germany, Westfalische
Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte; Lluandudno, Wales, Mostyn Gallery and Milan, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Edward Hopper: The Formative Years, 1980-81
Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Birmingham Museum of Art; New York, National Academy of Design; Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art; Louisville, Kentucky, J.B. Speed Art Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art, Painting in the South: 1564-1980, 1983-85, no. 118, pp. 118, 158 and 284
Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbes Museum of Art, Lure of the Low Country, 1994
Athens, Georgia Museum of Art; Mobile, Mobile Museum of Art; Gainesville, Florida, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida  and Columbus Museum of Art, The American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946, 1996-97, p. 19, illustrated
Atlanta, High Museum of Art, A Matter of Time: Edward Hopper from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 2003
Charleston, Gibbes Museum of Art, Edward Hopper in Charleston, 2006, p. 7, illustrated