Le Bistro
Edward Hopper
Le Bistro
Edward Hopper (American, American Realism, 1882-1967): Le Bistro (The Wine Shop), 1909. Oil on canvas, 34-3/4 _ 30 _ 2-5/8 inches (88.3 _ 76.2 _ 6.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.

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)

Of Interest: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2004/may/30/art3

Hopper's best pictures are representational only in that simplified, stripped-down, visually dissonant manner that suggests some distant memory, or a dream.... They are simple, yet mysterious; blunt, yet poetic; familiar, yet at the same time inscrutable. (Walter Wells)