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Edward Hopper - Sunlight in a CafeteriaSunlight in a CafeteriaEdward Hopper

Hopper wrote to his patron, Stephen Clark, in September, 1958: 'I'm very pleased that you have acquired my picture, Sunlight in a Cafeteria. I think it's one of my very best pictures.' From his youth, Hopper had been intrigued by people in urban restaurants, sketching one such scene when he was only...

Yale University Art Gallery (Hartford, United States)
 
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Edward Hopper - Rooms for TouristsRooms for TouristsEdward Hopper

Rooms for Tourists, like most of Hopper's scenic paintings, displays the importance of light as a dramatic element. The mood in pictures depends on the special character of light at different times of day, the light also creating a common basis for architectural forms and natural phenomena. Architec...

Yale University Art Gallery (Hartford, United States)
 
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Jacopo Carucci (Pontormo) - VisitationVisitationJacopo Carucci (Pontormo)
(1528)

his early Visitation makes an interesting comparison with his painting of the same subject (at right), which was done about a decade later for the parish church of St. Michael in Carmignano, about 20 km west of Florence. Placing these two pictures together—one from his early style, and another from ...

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George Stubbs - Lion Attacking a HorseLion Attacking a HorseGeorge Stubbs

In preparation for the work, he made many studies of caged lions at the Tower of London and at Lord Shelbourne's menagerie on Hounslow Heath. Stubbs's interest in the subject is traditionally presumed to originate from a scene he reportedly witnessed in North Africa during his return by sea from Ita...

Yale University Art Gallery (Hartford, United States)