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The Locomotive

Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967)
In certain prints, Hopper deliberately leaves areas free of lines and carefully wiped clean of ink so that the white of the paper creates bright pools of light amid the black etched lines (most evident here on the white sleeve of the engineer).

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