Ground Swell
Edward Hopper
Ground Swell
Edward Hopper (American, American Realism, July 22, 1882-1967): Ground Swell, 1939. Oil on canvas, 36-3/16 x 50-1/16 inches (91.9 x 127.2 cm). Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA.



"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world." (Edward Hopper)



"Edward Hopper is recognized as one of the most important American realist painters of the first half of the 20th century ... his realism was tempered by a modern sensibility. Hopper's compositions often have an air of stillness and a pervading mood of solitude. That is as true for his evocative images of sailing--a recurring theme in his work--as it is with his stark depictions of urban life ..." (huntington.org)