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87 9.6 (16)

Office in a Small City  1953

by Edward Hopper

The Metropolitan Museum acquired this painting shortly after it was completed in late October 1953. Begun in Cape Cod over the summer and finished in New York City, it was the only oil painting Hopper produced that year. Reprising one of his signature subjects—a solitary figure, physically and emotionally detached from his surroundings and other people—it was described by ...
28 x 40 in. (71.1 x 101.6 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art