Compartment C – Car 293

Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967): Compartment C – Car 293, (1938  – Oil on canvas) – Shows the padded-cell comfort of a train, the woman inside motionless but moving forward, surrounded by a sea of variegated greens, from plush to hard and shiny… – In Hopper’s paintings there is a frequent atmosphere of loneliness, an almost menacing starkness, and a clear sense of time of day or night. His work in oil and watercolor is slowly and carefully painted, with light and shade used for pattern rather than for modeling…

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