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Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – may well 15, 1967) was once a well known American realist painter and printmaker. whereas he was once such a lot popularly recognized for his oil work, he used to be both trained as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. either in his city and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings mirrored his own imaginative and prescient of contemporary American lifestyles.

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