American Paintings and Sculpture
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Artist: Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

Sunlight in a Cafeteria

1958

Oil on canvas

Overall: 102.1 x 152.7 cm (40 3/16 x 60 1/8 in.) Framed: 121.1 x 171.8 x 5.9 cm (47 11/16 x 67 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
Bequest of Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903
1961.18.31
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

Artists on Art: Observations by Yale Faculty on Selections from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1999), 34–37, 48, ill.

Michael Conforti et al., The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings, exh. cat. (Williamstown, Mass.: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2006), 186, 282, 287–88, 316, 332, ill. p. 282, fig. 211.

Nicholas Fox Weber, The Clarks of Cooperstown: Their Singer Sewing Machine Fortune, Their Great and Influential Art Collections, Their Forty-Year Feud (New York: Aldred A. Knopf, 2007), ill.

Lisa R. Brody et al., “To Varnish or Not to Varnish?,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 124–25, fig. 3–5.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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