Edward Hopper
(1882-1967)

Died aged c. 85

Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Both in his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his personal vision of modern American life.

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Hopper House birthplace and boyhood home of the eminent realist painter Edward Hopper (1882 - 1967). The Hoppers' forebears came from Holland in 1652, and the artist's grandfather built this house in 1858. After graduating from Nyack High School, Hopper moved to New York but returned to the family home throughout his life. Local citizens saved the house in 1970 and formed the Edward Hopper Landmark Preservation Foundation. Hopper lies buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.

82 North Broadway, Nyack, NY, United States where they was born (1882)