Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967)
watercolor with gouache over graphite, Sheet - h:40.50 w:63.30 cm (h:15 15/16 w:24 7/8 inches). Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 806.1930
Hopper made this light-filled watercolor during his last painting excursion to Maine. He was intrigued by the different purposes of the buildings, the one at the top of the hill being where the lighthouse keepers slept, and the three at the bottom where their families lived.