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Edward Hopper: The Watercolors

Virginia M. Mecklenburg

Copublished with W.W. Norton & Company
x, 182 pp.: ill. (112 col., 71 b&w)
ISBN: ISBN 0-937311-58-8

Softcover, $24.95

In the 1920s, inspired perhaps by the particular light and quality of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Edward Hopper began painting watercolors. He has been celebrated since then as one of the most eloquent of America's realists. Text by Virginia Mecklenburg and Margaret Ausfeld accompanies over a hundred brilliant color images as well as seventy additional illustrations and a chronology of Hopper's life and works.