Image © 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
When I think of Hopper I think of Nighthawks (below) which he painted in 1942 however when I was browsing images of his work this afternoon I came across this one (above) and it really caught my eye. This was painted in 1936 and is in the collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art (if you'd like to read what they wrote about the painting, click here). I thought the composition was beautiful. The surface of the walls is spectacular. I especially quite like the handling of the building in the foreground. The bits of sky poking through the porch posts and tree on the right is delicious. And that triangle of light hitting the corner of the dormer midway in the painting is beautifully seen! It is 34"x50".
I went looking through a lot of his paintings today and this