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Fully documented in Gail Levin's catalogue raisonné, 'A Scout' was painted when the artist was only 17. The work dates from 1899, the year that Hopper enrolled in the New York Institute of Art and Design. Hopper continued there for six years and found himself under the tutelage of luminaries William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri, who influenced his painting style immeasurably.

A Scout has impeccable provenance and is an investment grade, unique work.

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Publication: Edward Hopper, A Catalogue Raisonne' Volume II, page 6. fig. W-4 by Gail Levin, 1995.
Catalogue Raisonné: Edward Hopper, A Catalogue Raisonne" Volume 2, page 6, fig. W-4, Gail Levin
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  • The artist, until 1967, to his widow, Jo Hopper, until 1968; to the Reverend Arthayer R. Sanborn until 2005, then to the Alexander Gallery, courtesy the Kennedy Gallery until October, 2007, then to a private collection until September, 2010, then to the present owner
Kennedy Galleries, New York, New York
  • Pickup Location: Pennsylvania, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 24.5 x 19.4 in. (62.23 x 49.28 cm.)
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