Eleven A.M.


Edward Hopper, American, b. Nyack, New York, 1882–1967

Oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (71.3 x 91.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2504

Frank K. M. Rehn, Inc., New York, to 11 September 1954
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 11 September 1954-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. HIrshhorn Foundation, 1966

Exhibition History:
FRANK K. M. REHN GALLERY, New York. "Recent Works of Edward Hopper," 14 February-5 March 1927.
CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh. "Twenty-Seventh Annual Internation Exhibition of Paintings," 18 October-9 December 1928, no. 1.
WORCESTER ART MUSEUM, Worcester, Massachusetts. "Exhibition by Eight Contemporary Americans," 8-29 December 1929, no. 13.
WESTERN ASSOCIATON OF ART MUSEUM DIRECTORS TOUR. "Contemporary American Painting," 1932-1933, no. 22.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Edward Hopper, Retrospective Exhibition," 11 February-26 March 1950, no. 17. TOUR: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 13 April-14 May; DETROIT INTSTITUTE OF ART, 4 June-2 July.
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Waltham, Massachusetts. "Three Collections," 1-17 June 1955, no. 18.
ARTS CLUB OF CHICAGO. "Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Walt Kuhn and John Sloan," 3 May-14 June 1956, no. 19.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, Ottawa. "Some American Paintings from the Collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 10-31 January 1957, no. 34. TOUR: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 20-31 March; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 12 April-26 May; STRATFORD ARENA, Ontario, 1 July-31 August; WINNIPEG ART GALLERY, Manitoba, 6 October-3 November.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ART TOUR. "Ten Modern Masters of American Art," 1959-60, no. 16.
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ART TOUR. "Paintings from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection: A View of the Protean Century," 1962-65, no. 38, ill. p. 12.
STEPHEN HAHN GALLERY, New York. "Seven Decades: 1895-1965, Crosscurrents in Modern Art," 26 April-21 May 1966, no. 162, ill. p. 94.
IX BIENAL DE ARTE MODERNA, Sao Paulo. "United States Representation," 22 September 1967-8 January 1968, no. 3, ill. p. 11. TOUR: ROSE ART MUSEUM, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 24 February-31 March.
WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Edward Hopper," 16 September-25 January 1981, plate 343.
TERRA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Evanston, Illinois. "Woman," 21 February-22 April 1984, no. 52, ill.
ROYAL SCOTTISH MUSEUM, Edinburgh, Scotland. "Treasures of the Smithsonian," 11 August-4 November 1984.
HAMBURGERKUNSTHALLE, Hamburg. "Eve and the Future," 11 July-14 September 1986.
MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. "The 1920's: Age of the Metropolis," 20 June-10 November 1991, cat. no. 614.
THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. "America's Smithsonian: Celebrating 150 Years," 1996, cat.
TATE MODERN, London. "Edward Hopper Retrospective," 27 May - 5 September 2004. TOUR: MUSEUM LUDWIG, Cologne, Germany, 9 October 2004 - 9 January 2005.
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON. "Edward Hopper," 6 May-19 August 2007, cat. no. 98, ill. p. 179. TOUR: NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC, 16 September-21 January 2008; ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 16 February-11 May.
MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA, Madrid. "Hopper," 12 June-16 September 2012, no. 110, color ill. p. 178. TOUR: GALERIES NATIONALES DU GRAND PALAIS, Paris. 10 October 2012-28 January 2013.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. [Exhibitions Section], Art News 25/20 (19 February 1927): p. 10.
GOODRICH, LLOYD. "The Paintings of Edward Hopper," The Arts 11/3 (March 1927): p. 136.
DU BOIS, GUY PENE. Edward Hopper (New York: Whiteny Museum of American Art, 1931): p. 32, ill, p. 33.
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BALDINGER, WALLACE SPENCER. "Formal Change in Recent American Paintings," Art Bulletin 29/4 (December 1937): ill. p. 587, p. 589.
WOLF. "Gallery Previews in New York," Pictures on Exhibit 12/5 (FEbruary 1950): p. 17.
SMITH, JACOB GETLAI. "Edward Hopper," American Artist (January 1956): ill. p. 24.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "New York Exhibitions: In the Galleries; Paintings from the Hirshhorn Collection" Arts Magazine 37 (December 1962): p. 45.
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UNIVERSITY DANCE COMPANY. The Power Series: a Gallery of Dances (12-15 March 1987): projection of image during show.
LIESBROCK, HEINZ. Edward Hopper: Vierzig Meisterwerke (Schirmer/Mosel, 1988): ill., plate 5.
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KNUTSON, ANNE CLASSEN. Andrew Wyeth: Memory & Magic (Atlanta : High Museum of Art ; [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, in association with Rizzoli, New York, 2005), p. 33, fig. 22.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Social Realism