Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967)
watercolor with gouache over graphite
Sheet - h:40.50 w:63.30 cm (h:15 15/16 w:24 7/8 inches)
Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection
not on view
Hopper made this light-filled watercolor during his last painting excursion to Maine. He was intrigued by the different purposes of the buildings, the one at the top of the hill being where the lighthouse keepers slept, and the three at the bottom where their families lived.
signed, lower right, in black gouache: Edward Hopper / Cape Elizabeth