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Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967) etching titled, "Don Quixote". Pencil signed and inscribed lower right "To Arthur Hosking, Edward Hopper" and en verso in script in pencil, "Hopper gave me this, February 11, 1919". Excellentcondition. Museum quality mounting. Sight – 4-1/2" W x 5-3/8" H. Framed – 12" H x 13" W. Sheet size – 7 1/2" H x 8 7/8" W. Circa 1915-1918. Biography (Courtesy of AskArt): Born and raised in Nyack, New York, Edward Hopper became one ofthe best-known painters of 20th-century American genre and landscape. He studied at the New York School of Art under William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Hopper later credited Henri as his most influential teacher. In 1907, he went toParis and was exposed to Impressionism, which affected his interest in light and pattern but did not dissuade him from basic realism with defined shapes. Between 1915 and 1928, he completed nearly seventy etchings and drypoints, muchinfluenced by the light-contrast techniques of Rembrandt and Meryon. Provenance: From the estate of Arthur N. Hosking (American, 1874-1970) a friend and fellow artist of Edward Hopper. Hosking was an illustrator, etcher, and painter