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Edward Hopper 1939

Ground Swell, oil on canvas

Hopper's 1939 painting of young people watching the rising tidal swell against their boat is usually spoken of as a premonition of the coming war which began for Europe in 1939 but didn't include the United States until 1941.

Ground Swell by Edward Hopper

See the painting Ground Swell enlarged.

This painting is at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

Ground Swell by Edward Hopper Detail Rudder

Ground Swell by Edward Hopper detail 2

Ground Swell by Edward Hopper Detail of Boat


Detail: Michelangelo David

Michelangelo Detail Face of David

Michelangelo Detail hand of David


Empress Theodora, 1887

Empress Theodora

Empress Theodora (1887), by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant


Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough - Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan painting by Thomas Gainsborough

Portrait painting "Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan" by Thomas Gainsborough. See enlarged. This painting is in the collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.


Diego Rivera, Portrait de deux femmes, 1914.

Diego Rivera, Portrait de deux femmes, 1914.


Henri Matisse - L’italienne - 1916

Henri Matisse - L-italienne - 1916


Ikenaga Yasunari - India Ink on Linen

Ikenaga Yasunari Dream Girls


Vogue Cover May 1913

Vogue Magazine

George Wolfe Plank artwork "Winged Bride" 1913 - see enlarged


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