Hopper's Contemporaries: Artists in New England

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Hopper's Contemporaries: Artists in New England

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Zuckert Seminar Room
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Works

John Sloan, American, 1871-951, Purple Rocks and Green Sea, 1916, oil on canvas, Bequest of George Oris Hamlin, 1961.68
Marsden Hartley, American, 1877-1943, After the Storm, Vinalhaven, ca. 1938-1939, oil on Academy board, Gift of Mrs. Charles Phillip Kuntz
Andrew Newell Wyeth, American, 1917-2009, The Sailor (Stephen Etnier), 1945, watercolor and graphite, Gift of John S. Etnier, in memory of his father Stephen Morgan Etnier, Honorary Degree, 1969, 1991.104

About

"This is the most wonderful country ever modeled by the hand of the master architect," George Bellows wrote of Maine. Indeed, it was at the urging of painter Robert Henri that a generation of his students, including Bellows and Edward Hopper, first made painting excursions to the state. A complement to the upcoming exhibition, Edward Hopper's Maine, this installation features some of the many artists painting in New England before, after, and alongside Hopper. On view are paintings and watercolors by John Marin, Rockwell Kent, Andrew Wyeth, and George Bellows.

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is grateful to the Monhegan Museum, the Colby College Museum of Art, and Donald '56, H'06, P'86 and Susan Zuckert P'86 for generously agreeing to loan works to the exhibition.